2020 Archive

Aug 11

Hyper Scape Launches: Celebrate with New Features and Exclusive Emotes

Aug 11

Hyper Scape Launches: Celebrate with New Features and Exclusive Emotes

If you thought you knew Hyper Scape, the breakthrough battle royale with new levels of interactivity between Twitch viewers and streamers, wait until you see what's ahead for the August 11th launch and beyond.

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Aug 10

Introducing Prime Gaming: More of what you love

Aug 10

Introducing Prime Gaming: More of what you love

Today we're unveiling Prime Gaming. It's everything you loved about Twitch Prime, and more.

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Aug 4

2021 Twitch Research Fellowship

Aug 4

2021 Twitch Research Fellowship

Now in its second year (learn about last year’s winners...

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Jul 31

Celebrate the first ever Music Month on Twitch

Jul 31

Celebrate the first ever Music Month on Twitch

We’re singing praises to all of our music creators this...

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Jul 23

Updates for Your Live Channel During Extension Review

Jul 23

Updates for Your Live Channel During Extension Review

One of the most common points of feedback you have provided is the challenge of keeping your review channel live while waiting for your Extension review to be completed. So today we have made changes to improve this experience. Our review team has implemented a new process for requesting your availability if your channel is not live at the time of review.

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Jul 8

Design Operations: how to improve visibility and predictability of design work

Jul 8

Design Operations: how to improve visibility and predictability of design work

There comes a time in every design org when the choice to go from good to great is presented. If design is a series of decisions that create elegant usable patterns, then a healthy design org needs to run on clarity and understanding. This means that at a certain size and capacity, it is time to bring in Design Ops—aka the design of how to operate a design org.

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Jul 2

The future of interactive gaming is dropping with HYPER SCAPE

Jul 2

The future of interactive gaming is dropping with HYPER SCAPE

Today Ubisoft surprise announced their game changing brand new battle...

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Jun 30

More to Love: Introducing New Benefits for Tier 2 and Tier 3 Subscriptions

Jun 30

More to Love: Introducing New Benefits for Tier 2 and Tier 3 Subscriptions

Today we’re introducing even more ways to help creators reward...

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Jun 24

An Update to Our Community

Jun 24

An Update to Our Community

We want to provide an update on our investigations into...

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Jun 22

Announcing a New Home for CurseForge

Jun 22

Announcing a New Home for CurseForge

Since we acquired CurseForge in 2016, we’ve been blown away...

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Jun 18

Announcing the Latest Helix Endpoints and Hype Train API

Jun 18

Announcing the Latest Helix Endpoints and Hype Train API

Today we’re announcing significant updates to the Twitch API. Since...

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Jun 17

Twitch Studio Beta comes to Mac

Jun 17

Twitch Studio Beta comes to Mac

Thank you to all the creators that have tried Twitch...

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May 28

#StreamWithPride during Pride Month on Twitch

May 28

#StreamWithPride during Pride Month on Twitch

Update June 15: As Pride month continues, we acknowledge the...

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May 27

Summer Game Fest is better on Twitch

May 27

Summer Game Fest is better on Twitch

Big gaming announcements? Check. New game reveals? We’ve got it. Twitch-exclusive Drops? That too. Rivals tournaments? Absolutely! Exclusive-only-on-Twitch content? You bet. New Twitch channel where it’s all going down? Yep, it’s /twitchgaming. Go ahead and follow it. Summer Game Fest, the biggest gaming event of the year is upon us and if you want to experience it the way it was meant to be, you’ll be watching on Twitch.

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May 19

A Note from Emmett about the Safety Advisory Council

May 19

A Note from Emmett about the Safety Advisory Council

Last week, we announced the formation of our Safety Advisory...

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May 19

Celebrate accessibility for all on Twitch

May 19

Celebrate accessibility for all on Twitch

“You’re already one of us” is so core to our...

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May 14

Introducing the Twitch Safety Advisory Council

May 14

Introducing the Twitch Safety Advisory Council

Keeping our community safe and healthy is a top priority...

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May 11

Everything you’d ever want to know about Twitch gift cards

May 11

Everything you’d ever want to know about Twitch gift cards

Update [7/7/20] We’re happy to announce that you can now...

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May 6

A New Look for Channel Pages

May 6

A New Look for Channel Pages

Last year, we announced we were redesigning the channel page to improve the viewer experience and give streamers more ways to show the world who they are.

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May 5

SoundCloud Debuts New Series for Music Creators

May 5

SoundCloud Debuts New Series for Music Creators

Calling all music creators. Our friends at SoundCloud are launching...

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May 1

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Twitch

May 1

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Twitch

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Twitch. We...

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Apr 29

A home for esports: Introducing the Esports Directory

Apr 29

A home for esports: Introducing the Esports Directory

From League of Legends to NBA 2K, viewers show up...

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Apr 14

Movie night just got an upgrade: Introducing Watch Parties

Apr 14

Movie night just got an upgrade: Introducing Watch Parties

Watch Parties are now available for all creators in the United States, and releasing globally in the coming months

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Apr 13

Let the SuperGames begin

Apr 13

Let the SuperGames begin

Sports may be on hold, but your favorite athletes are still at the top of their games and they’re bringing their talents to Twitch to prove it. Introducing the Twitch Rivals SuperGames featuring Fortnite.

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Apr 7

Update to Our Nudity and Attire Policy

Apr 7

Update to Our Nudity and Attire Policy

April 21, 2020 - Update Two weeks ago, we rolled...

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Apr 6

Twitch Studio Beta updates

Apr 6

Twitch Studio Beta updates

Twitch Studio Beta, our free streaming software designed to make...

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Apr 2

Celebrate Food & Drink Month on Twitch

Apr 2

Celebrate Food & Drink Month on Twitch

This April Twitch is cookin’ up something sweet by featuring...

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Apr 1

We’re teaming up with Riot for the VALORANT closed beta

Apr 1

We’re teaming up with Riot for the VALORANT closed beta

We’re teaming up with Riot for the VALORANT closed beta...

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Mar 31

Introducing Mod View

Mar 31

Introducing Mod View

Our community moderators wear a lot of different hats. Whether...

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Mar 26

Twitch Stream Aid: Go live to save lives on 3/28

Mar 26

Twitch Stream Aid: Go live to save lives on 3/28

This Saturday, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re bringing our community and a whole lot of other folks together to do what we do best, #stayhome, play games, and support a good cause.

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Mar 23

How we’re addressing internet bandwidth load

Mar 23

How we’re addressing internet bandwidth load

First, we hope you, your loved ones, and your friends...

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Mar 19

Twitch Sports: Getting Started

Mar 19

Twitch Sports: Getting Started

Twitch is a place where athletes, teams, leagues and sports...

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Mar 17

How to use Twitch to support charities responding to COVID-19

Mar 17

How to use Twitch to support charities responding to COVID-19

At Twitch, community is at the center of everything we...

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Mar 16

Twitch Music: Getting Started

Mar 16

Twitch Music: Getting Started

We’ve received inquiries from a number of musicians and organizations...

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Mar 2

Celebrate Women’s History Month on Twitch

Mar 2

Celebrate Women’s History Month on Twitch

March is Women’s History Month, and all month long, we’re...

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Feb 20

Live Tracker Extension for League of Legends: Get Live and On-Demand Stats for League Matches

Feb 20

Live Tracker Extension for League of Legends: Get Live and On-Demand Stats for League Matches

League of Legends is a game of virtually endless possibilities....

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Feb 17

Welcome to League Week on Twitch: Watch, Compete, and Improve Your Game

Feb 17

Welcome to League Week on Twitch: Watch, Compete, and Improve Your Game

If you love League of Legends like we do, there’s...

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Feb 14

Twitch Welcomes our First Developer to the Ambassador Program: AlphaDuplo!

Feb 14

Twitch Welcomes our First Developer to the Ambassador Program: AlphaDuplo!

Last March, Twitch announced an expansion to the Ambassador program...

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Feb 1

Celebrate Black History Month on Twitch

Feb 1

Celebrate Black History Month on Twitch

We are constantly inspired by creators on Twitch. And as...

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Jan 30

Streamer Love: A celebration of Twitch streamers

Jan 30

Streamer Love: A celebration of Twitch streamers

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is around the...

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Jan 15

Introducing our 2020 Twitch Research Fellows

Jan 15

Introducing our 2020 Twitch Research Fellows

We’re proud to announce our 2020 Twitch Research Fellowship award winners!

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Jan 15

Twitch invites you to take on our ACM MMSys 2020 Grand Challenge

Jan 15

Twitch invites you to take on our ACM MMSys 2020 Grand Challenge

Since 2017, Twitch has been delivering interactive experiences to millions of viewers through low-latency streaming. Low-latency streaming is an evolution of web streaming technology that brings the stream delay from creator to viewer down from over 30 seconds to just a few seconds.

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Jan 9

All aboard the Hype Train

Jan 9

All aboard the Hype Train

We’ve seen the amazing support that happens when a community...

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Jan 8

Introducing Twitchverse, plus our first show of the decade!

Jan 8

Introducing Twitchverse, plus our first show of the decade!

At Twitch, we put all of you, the community, at...

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Jan 2

We’re starting 2020 coming in hot - introducing The Twitch January Drop.

Jan 2

We’re starting 2020 coming in hot - introducing The Twitch January Drop.

All month long we’re spotlighting what makes Twitch great with a killer slate of interactive special events, programming and content meant to blow your mind.

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