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Reaching out – We Are Reach on Twitch vs YouTube and why more publishers should have official VOD channels

When Twitch announced in March it was going to sell games and give creators and developers the chance to earn a cut of each sale, the industry wasn’t sure what to make of it – though a potential competitor for Steam looked to be a major positive. While the platform …

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How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of monthly active streamers, but the competition has never been fiercer. YouTube Live, for instance, has shown more growth than its …

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Facebook and ESL announce Facebook Live streaming deal

Facebook have signed a livestreaming deal with ESL that will see Facebook streaming over 5,500 hours of esports via its Facebook Live service, including their IEM and ESL One events. Spotted by PCGamesN, Facebook will partner with ESL to create unique esports content for the platform, including backstage Q&A’s with …

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Atlus softens Persona 5 streaming restrictions

Publisher Atlus has apologised for the over-zealous streaming restrictions that were imposed for RPG hit Persona 5. Earlier this month the company threatened to take action against anyone who streamed gameplay beyond the in-game date of July 7th. It said the rule was an attempt to prevent spoilers ruining anyone’s …

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Twitch to roll out new and improved subscription service

Twitch is planning to roll out a revamped subscription system for partnered streamers that could see a significant bump in revenues for popular streamers. This feature is due to roll out soon, and Twitch partners will be able to opt in later this month. This will add several new tiers …

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Twitch announces premium subscriptions

Twitch’s existing $4.99 subscription is to be supplemented by two higher subscription tiers. The streaming service will offer $9.99 and $24.99 subscriptions, which are being pitched as a way to support streamers you love". In return subscribers will get stuff like exclusive emotes. As we build this program, our goal …

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PewDiePie claims he’s going family-friendly after video demonetisation

YouTube’s biggest star has claimed that he’s dropping some of the edgy humour he’s known for after a change in YouTube’s advertiser rules. While PewDiePie has made claims before that turn out to be false, in a new video he seems to insist that a switch to more family friendly …

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Atlus threatens Persona 5 streamers

In a somewhat backwards looking step, Atlus has told streamers that they face action should they stream too much of RPG hit Persona 5. We don’t want the experience to be spoiled for people who haven’t played the game,” Atlus USA said. Our fans have waited years for the game …

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Twitch launches game sales

Viewers of streaming video platform Twitch are now able to purchase PC game content directly through the platform. Developers can present offers via their streams, while officially Partnered streamers can earn cash from sales made on their pages, at a rate of five per cent. Purchases can be downloaded and …

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Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Video streaming platform Twitch has said that its service is in line for a much wanted quality boost. The Amazon-owned company has said that it will soon be rolling out 1080p/60fps video support. Its previous 3.5 megabit bitrate limit is also being increased, with the new recommended number sitting at …

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