"Gamers today have a healthy appetite for both producing and consuming live video game content, so it's vital that we're not only keeping pace with them, but staying one step ahead," said
Since launching in June of 2011, Twitch has become the default live video platform for the entire video game industry with gamers, game publishers, game developers, media companies, eSports organizations, and individual original content creators embracing the trend. At the center of the movement is Twitch's broadcasting platform. With the burgeoning appeal of video game streaming and the audience it attracts, the new funding will help minimize growing pains that normally accompany this degree of rapid acceleration.
"Twitch is a company that we see riding multiple waves both in gaming and online video," said
The new funding will help support and expand the
"Given the excitement surrounding
Twitch will also use the investment to continue iterating on its core product, expand its global video delivery infrastructure, enhance its quality of service, and support and grow its partnership network with the world's largest game publishers and platforms. About Twitch Twitch is the world's leading video platform and community for gamers. More than 45 million gamers gather every month on Twitch to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. Twitch's video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for leading video game broadcasters including casual gamers, pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in the gaming community, working to create a participatory experience that transcends gameplay. Learn more at http://twitch.tv. All trademarks and copyrights contained herein are the property of their respective holders.
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