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YouTube To Acquire Twitch Video Game Streaming Start-Up

by T2D Staff on May 18, 2014

YouTube is reported to be acquiring video game streaming start-up named Twitch. It is a popular platform for video gamers.

The deal is in final stage and the budget of the sale has not yet been disclosed. However, it is assumed the deal amount may be more than $1 billion. Once the world’s largest video-sharing community acquires Twitch, it will get benefit in securing foothold in the game-play video market.

YouTube also may aim in future to become one of the biggest brands to major alternative to cable and broadcast television. The company will acquire advertisers too apart from huge viewers.

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Twitch currently caters to attractive demographic. Its users are typically younger generation and tech-savvy people who have time and money to spend. Presently it gets over 45 million gamers every month.

Twitch is a San Francisco-based company and was launched in 2011.

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