Twitch has finally been acquired by Amazon. Well the rumors were that Google was gonna acquire twitch twitch, but at last amazon bought it and the CEO of twitch confirmed it yesterday by saying that:
“Today, i‘m pleased to announce that we’ve been acquired by Amazon. We chose Amazon because they believe in our community, They share our values and long term vision, and they want to help us get there faster. We are keeping most everything the same: our office, our employees, our brand and most importantly our independence. But with Amazons support, we’ll have the resources to bring you an even better twitch“
Twitch finally acquired by Amazon
For those who don’t know, twitch is a live video gaming, streaming website getting over 50 million views per month and just after 3 years of its launch, by February 2014, it was considered the fourth largest source of peak Internet traffic in the United States and they have also been providing live coverage to Mega events in the gaming industry like E3 and Pax Prime.
According to Wikipedia the money, which Amazon spent to own it is approx. One billion$
So will twitch become better with this major change its still a question.