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Ninja’s streaming platform war has begun

Ninja’s streaming platform war has begun

So far, Ninja's transition from Twitch to Mixer has been a smooth one. There's been surprisingly little controversy surrounding the fact that one of Twitch's biggest streamers signed an exclusivity deal with Mixer, but now things have taken a turn and Ninja doesn't seem to be happy about it.

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All-in-one Twitch Studio streaming app arrives for beta testing

All-in-one Twitch Studio streaming app arrives for beta testing

Streaming service Twitch is making it easier for anyone to stream on its platform via Twitch Studio, a streaming app that has arrived for beta testing. Twitch describes the software as an all-in-one solution for new streams, simplifying the setup process and offering tools for engaging with viewers.

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Twitch’s salty response to Ninja is perfect

Twitch’s salty response to Ninja is perfect

Last week, a Fortnite streamer named Tyler "Ninja" Blevins made a surprising announcement: he revealed that he's leaving Twitch, a platform on which he has more than 14 million followers, to begin streaming on Mixer full time. Mixer is, of course, Microsoft's own game streaming platform, and it isn't nearly as popular as Twitch is in terms of traffic.

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Ninja abandoned Twitch – are you all that shocked?

Ninja abandoned Twitch – are you all that shocked?

Twitch is home to a number of immensely popular streamers, but throughout the past couple of years, one of the most prolific has been Ninja. Ninja quickly became one of the biggest Fortnite streamers on the platform, and though his viewership has fluctuated since the game's launch, he's still one of the biggest streamers on the Twitch with more than 14.7 million followers.

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Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition, Championship Series Twitch live stream today

Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition, Championship Series Twitch live stream today

Today the folks at Electronic Arts and NFL Announced the EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 Championship Series along with a semi-new game. The game goes by the name "Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition" and in it you'll find a whole bunch of stuff not available in any previous release of a Madden game. This all kicks off during a livestream video event hosted on the Madden NFL Twitch - which will also be shown right here in this article.

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Twitch subscriber-only streams enter beta today

Twitch subscriber-only streams enter beta today

Today, Twitch is rolling a new feature into beta that's sure to be at least somewhat controversial among viewers. The company will begin letting streamers broadcast Subscriber Streams, which restrict viewership to only those who are subscribed to those channels. Of course, to view a subscribers-only stream, that means viewers will have to pay up.

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100 Thieves CourageJD team-up official, YouTube, Twitch in the mix

100 Thieves CourageJD team-up official, YouTube, Twitch in the mix

Fortnite gamers* 100 Thieves just announced they've added @CouRageJD to their team as "the third creator" for their content house. They've picked up Courage (as he's otherwise known) to bring his high EXP in professional gaming and casting to the public through the 100 Thieves lens. They've got winning esports on their mind, and Courage is now in the mix.

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Twitch Prime now gets you free anime

Twitch Prime now gets you free anime

Twitch Prime offers some pretty nifty perks to people who play a lot of video games or watch a lot of live streams, and now the same is true for people who watch a lot of anime. Today, Twitch Prime announced a new promotion that will see it hand out 30-day subscriptions to Crunchyroll Premium to all of its members. The promotion kicks off today and runs through June 13th, so you've got a month to redeem this trial to Crunchyroll.

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Twitch Sings free karaoke game is finally available to download

Twitch Sings free karaoke game is finally available to download

During its TwitchCon Europe event today, Twitch announced that its previously revealed karaoke game 'Twitch Sings' is now available. This title was built specifically for the Twitch platform, enabling players to livestream a session; viewers become an active audience with options to give ovations, cheer, issue challenges, and more.

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Nintendo Switch Online Twitch Prime promo: The fine print

Nintendo Switch Online Twitch Prime promo: The fine print

Last night, Amazon and Nintendo announced an exciting new Twitch Prime promo that gives members up to a year of Nintendo Switch Online for free. Given that a year's subscription to the service costs $20 at its cheapest, that isn't a bad deal at all. Like most promotions, though, there's some fine print to consider before you link your Nintendo and Twitch accounts to redeem your free Switch Online time.

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Twitch Prime members get 12 free months of Nintendo Switch Online

Twitch Prime members get 12 free months of Nintendo Switch Online

Twitch has added a special new benefit only for its Twitch Prime members: a full free year of Nintendo Switch Online. The new perk is only available to Prime customers and, of course, is only relevant if they also own a Nintendo Switch console. The online services enable Switch owners to play games online, play classic NES games, save game data to the cloud, and more.

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Twitch Squad Stream shows four perspectives on a single screen

Twitch Squad Stream shows four perspectives on a single screen

With all the recent focus on battle royales and squad-based games, you'd think spectators would like to be able to see the action from more than one player's vantage point. Well, they can, but that would require having a convoluted setup. Wouldn't it be grand if game video streaming services would let you do so easily? Twitch thinks so too, so it's starting to roll out a new "Squad Stream" feature to bring the feeling of playing together to viewers as well.

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