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Amazon buys video-game streaming site Twitch for 970 million dollars

Google’s Youtube was previously rumoured to indulge in the acquision for almost the same amount

American international company Amazon has bought a video-game streaming service Twitch for 970 million dollars.

Google’s Youtube was previously rumoured to indulge in the acquision for almost the same amount.

Twitch, earlier known as Twitch.tv, allows gamers to watch other players play video games online.

The service had over 55 million users until July this year, reported the BBC.

The chief executive of Amazon Jeff Bezos said that Twitch is a great platform that brings millions of users together and that the company looks forward to learn from Twitch.

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