By combining tech with better policy, streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube could become more pleasant for gamers.
Streamlabs and Twitch partnered up to make augmented reality Face Masks easier for streamers to implement and viewers to activate.
Streamlabs and Intel have partnered with Shuttle, SimplyNUC, Zotac, and Acer on systems made specifically for streamers.
Now it will be easier to find a stream you actually want to watch, thanks to Twitch's new directories, which automatically organize streamers based on what hero they're playing at that moment.
Twitch has updated its website to make it easier to find games for purchase and to share clips from your favorite streamers.
This will make Twitch the exclusive third-party live-streaming platform for "more than 20" Blizzard tournaments between now and the end of 2018.
Twitch announced that Affiliates will now earn 5% of the revenues earned from games and in-game items their viewers purchase.