Twitch is the most popular streaming platform, especially in gaming, outpacing Youtube Gaming, the gamer's Google platform. Twitch is a subsidiary of Amazon.
The application permits its users to follow their favorites channels. Also, in the stream, there is a chat where you can communicate with the streamer and the other people watching it.
It counts with great coverage of e-sports, personal streams of individual players and gaming show contents, in supplementary to IRL (In Real Life) streams, where streamers use the platform to share real-life matters, tell stories or just have a good laugh.
Nowadays, after almost 10 years since they have been founded, Twitch counts with 15 million active users a day worldwide, more than 27 thousand partner channels, and over 3 million broadcasters monthly. Furthermore, is one of the top 50 most trafficked websites in the world.
The enterprise's objective is to accommodate streamers and connect them to the audience so that they can chat, interact, and transmit their passions to people, giving them the option of accepting tips from spectators.
The most important thing for the company is to help people grow their audience in conjunction with the creation of friendly communities.
Twitch and cryptocurrencies
Twitch allows users to make donations or subscribe to channels on the streaming platform with this different kind of cryptocurrencies: bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), ethereum (ETH), ripple (XRP), and four other stablecoins, GUSD, USDC, PAX, and BUSD.
Bitpay's partnership with the platform facilitates users utilizing cryptocurrencies on the website, in addition to a 10% discount offer to everyone who subscribes to a channel with this kind of asset. The Atlanta firm believes that the gaming industry specifically goes jointly with crypto asset support.
Without a doubt, the network is impulsing the crypto market using cryptocurrencies and encouraging people to have them. With the clear endorsement of Bitpay, which the chief marketing officer said, “Twitch is the first major merchant to jump on this trend.”. Surely, we will see other enterprises joining twitch in the future.
The company is aware that crypto acceptance gives the potential to grow a user base, and offers a speeder payment system, as well as the option of sending money anywhere in a matter of minutes without limits.