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Mixer was a Video game live streaming platform owned by Microsoft. The service officially launched on January 5, 2016 as Beam, but was renamed to Mixer in May 25, 2017.

History

On August 11, 2016 Beam was purchased by Microsoft for an unknown amount.[1]

On May 25, 2017 Microsoft announced the renaming of "Beam" to Mixer as the previous name could not be used globally.[2]

Features

Sparks[3]

Sparks are a site wide currency, you can earn this currency by streaming or watching other livestreams. Sparks can be redeemed to unlock perks such as creating teams and launching skills on a channel.

Embers[4]

Embers are a site wide premium currency, usually purchased. Embers can be used to support Partnered streamers.

Twitch Poaching

Over 2019 Mixer has secured contracts to stream exclusively on their platform with large Twitch streamers. Current speculation shows that further attempt are currently taking place with numerous other large streamers.

Notable Ex-Twitch Streamers
Channel Name Total Viewers Total Followers
Ninja 27,500,000+ 2,500,000+
Shroud 4,000,000+ 650,000+
King Gothalion 525,000+ 90,000+

References

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