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Twitch: Now Accepting Bitcoin

Twitch: Now Accepting Bitcoin

Twitch, a popular video game streaming platform that lets viewers watch live broadcasts of games, food, or even real life, now accepts crypto payments.

A huge percentage of streamers use software to add banners, effects, and notifications tot heir streams. Streamlabs is probably the most popular platform, which powers over 14% of streamers on Twitch. They’ve just added support for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash so streamers can easily accept any payment from viewers.

The company says that more coins will be added in the future and streamers can leave suggestions via Twitter. They can also link their Coinbase account for fee-less transactions. Strealabs paid out over $34 million in tips in Q1 2018.

Image: Streamlabs.

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