Monday, September 26, 2016

Amazon's Twitch Buys Curse

Curse
Curse
Amazon's online gaming arm, Twitch, acquired Curse for an undisclosed sum last month. Curse is probably best known as an online gaming community and add-on hub for such popular games as World of Warcraft, and operates a stand-alone suite of applications which enhances the gaming experience for about 30 million users. Curse also operates over 60 gaming sites, such as Gamepedia.

Amazon purchased Twitch for $1bn back in 2014. Twitch currently boasts about 100 million users, but faces tough competition from newer services such as Periscope and Facebook Live.


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