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Xbox Acquires Beam, Taking on Twitch - RA Playing
Microsoft’s Xbox division has snapped up Beam Interactive. With the deal, Xbox is looking to one-up Twitch. Beam’s secret sauce is that instead of viewers simply engaging in a “watch-and-chat” experience (a la Twitch) they can participate in real time directly into a streamer’s gameplay and live broadcast. Terms of Microsoft’s deal for Beam were not disclosed. … Continue reading Xbox Acquires Beam, Taking on Twitch →