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You’re a What? The Life of a Developer Relations Intern

Reading Time: 5 minutes This summer, I had the pleasure of interning on the Developer Relations (DevRel) team at Twitch in San Francisco. Being a DevRel intern is a unique experience, as many companies don’t offer internships (or even junior roles for that matter) in this space. I’m humbled that I received this opportunity at Twitch and was a […]

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SUBtember is back and it’s better than ever

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since SUBtember was introduced in 2017, the amount of support and love you have shown for your favorite streamers during the annual month-long celebration has continued to blow us away. Today, we’re happy to announce the third annual SUBtember, which is bigger and better than ever thanks to our partner Subway® restaurants. Beginning September 3 […]

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New Partner Hype!

Reading Time: < 1 minute There’s almost nothing greater than watching a channel hit Partnership, and the path to Partner is certain a journey for every streamer. We interviewed freshly Partnered streamers CurtisRyan_, GetMeowth, and benjamin_wheeler about their path to Partnership and what it took to get that coveted purple check mark. As they reflected back to the moment they […]

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USA Basketball’s road to the Olympics is only on Twitch

Reading Time: < 1 minute Basketball history is filled with incredible duos. Jordan and Pippen. Stockton and Malone. Shaq and Kobe. And now, USA Basketball and Twitch. We’re excited to announce that USA Basketball is bringing their talents to Twitch for the run up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and we’ve saved courtside seats for you. Twitch will be […]

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USA Basketball’s road to the Olympics is only on Twitch

Reading Time: < 1 minute Basketball history is filled with incredible duos. Jordan and Pippen. Stockton and Malone. Shaq and Kobe. And now, USA Basketball and Twitch. We’re excited to announce that USA Basketball is bringing their talents to Twitch for the run up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and we’ve saved courtside seats for you. Twitch will be […]

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Just add Time Travel: Building your Games for Both Streamers and Viewers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Twitch Extensions empower new interactions and collaborations between streamers and viewers. Our friends at Amazon Games explored this with their experimental top-down shooter The Collaborative. The Collaborative is both a game and a Twitch Extension. While the streamers are playing the game, the viewers are using the Twitch Extension. While the streamers are strafing and […]

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Just add Time Travel: Building your Games for Both Streamers and Viewers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Twitch Extensions empower new interactions and collaborations between streamers and viewers. Our friends at Amazon Games explored this with their experimental top-down shooter The Collaborative. The Collaborative is both a game and a Twitch Extension. While the streamers are playing the game, the viewers are using the Twitch Extension. While the streamers are strafing and […]

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Fireworks! A Sample Extension Using Bits

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s always a good time for fireworks! And fireworks are even better when they’re digital and in a Twitch Extension. Recently we published a new sample Extension on the GitHub, which allows viewers to exchange Bits for an immaculate fireworks display in a video overlay. It leverages several of our Bits-in-Extension APIs, the Extension Configuration […]

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Introducing a Community Resource Page for Twitch Developers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Twitch Developer community has created some incredible, open source projects that help developers get started on Twitch. These resources — as well as our own coding projects — are scattered across different sites like GitHub, Glitch, and the documentation. In order to centralize these resources, and showcase the code samples, tutorials, blog posts, and […]

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Now available with Twitch Prime: Exclusive Apex Legends Octane skin

Reading Time: < 1 minute Octane’s dipped into the trust fund and put his own personal twist on Kings Canyon: a stadium full of jump pads and fire where every Legend can unleash their inner daredevil. Now, you can show up dressed for the grand opening with the Whiplash Octane skin, free with your Prime membership. Whiplash Octane is available […]

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Introducing the Twitch Research Fellowship

Reading Time: 4 minutes We’re excited to announce the inaugural Twitch Research Fellowship program! If you’re a doctoral student pursuing innovative research in fields relevant to Twitch, you can apply for a $10,000 award prize and a paid visit to present your research at Twitch HQ for our Science Team and CEO, Emmett Shear. In addition, Fellows eligible for […]

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Twitch Studio: “Going Live” Is Getting A Whole Lot Easier

Reading Time: < 1 minute This story is also available in: Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Nederlands, Polski, Português, Svenska, Türkçe, Русский, 한국어, 中文, 日本語 Streamers are at the core of every community on Twitch. When new streamers want to go live for the first time and start sharing their passions with the world, they should be able to do so […]

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Available now with Twitch Prime: Dominate the gridiron with NFL legend Jim Brown in Madden NFL 20

Reading Time: 2 minutes Twitch Prime and EA Sports have teamed up to bring Jim Brown, one of the greatest NFL players of all time, to the Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Team. And he’s only available for Prime members. In only nine years in the NFL, Jim Brown was named to the Pro Bowl every year, was an 8x […]

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Vote for the winner of the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge on Twitch

Reading Time: 2 minutes Calling all soccer fans. And futbal fans too. The MLS needs your help to determine who’s got the best skills in the league and if there’s one thing we know it’s that Twitch Chat has OPINIONS. On July 30, the MLS is broadcasting some of their best All-Star festivities on Twitch, including the Shooting, Touch […]