Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
March 29, 2017
arrowPress Releases






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Twitch goes all-in on game streams, shutting down Justin.tv
Twitch goes all-in on game streams, shutting down Justin.tv
August 5, 2014 | By Christian Nutt




Newsbrief: Video game streaming service Twitch got its start as the gaming section of Justin.tv, the eponymous, general-purpose online streaming service created by founder Justin Kan.

Now, as the popular service is dogged by recurring and pervasive rumors that Google's YouTube arm is on the verge of signing a deal to acquire it, it's shut down its non-gaming services.

In fact, Justin.tv is ceasing all services, including its website, mobile apps, and APIs. All users who use the site to broadcast video game content are invited to move their accounts to Twitch; all others are asked to find their own streaming solution.

The company rebranded as Twitch Interactive earlier this year, doubling down on its most successful brand (and market.) As of today, the Justin.tv website has been replaced with a shutdown FAQ.


Related Jobs

Bandai Namco Studios Singapore
Bandai Namco Studios Singapore — Singapore, Singapore
[03.29.17]

Lead/Senior Systems Designer
Bandai Namco Studios Singapore
Bandai Namco Studios Singapore — Singapore, Singapore
[03.29.17]

Lead Engineer
Vicarious Visions / Activision
Vicarious Visions / Activision — Albany, New York, United States
[03.29.17]

Senior Designer (World) - Destiny
Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency Inc.
Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency Inc. — San Diego, California, United States
[03.28.17]

Engineer (all levels)









Loading Comments

loader image