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Twitch: The streaming platform that’s knocking off TV stations

16
Jan
2014

It has been yet another year of exponential growth for Twitch, the streaming platform dedicated to video games. Launching in June 2011, what started as a spin-off of Justin.tv has quickly become the most popular resource for video game live streams on the Internet, reaching over 45 million viewers every month. In fact, Twitch reaches more viewers during prime time than MTV, TNT and AMC. Of course, Twitch would hardly be a blip on the radar without the broadcasters and partners that have chosen the site as their primary destination. Over 900,000 individual broadcasters stream on Twitch every month, including developers, publishers and gamers. The eSports scene has also made Twitch its home — official tournaments for competitive titles such

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