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a live streaming video platform owned by Amazon. Twitch questions are on-topic only if they are connected to a game. Use this tag in conjunction with the game tag. If your question does not involve a game, it will be closed as off-topic.

Twitch is a live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of the general-interest streaming platform Justin.tv, the site primarily focuses on video gaming, including playthroughs of video games, broadcasts of esports competitions, and more recently, creative content.

Tag usage

Twitch questions are on-topic only if they are connected to a game. Use this tag in conjunction with the game tag. If your question does not involve a game, it will be closed as off-topic. Relevant Arqade Meta discussion post: Are questions about Twitch on topic?

On-topic examples:

  • How do I claim my Twitch Prime content on [game name]?
  • How can I play the games that I have claimed on Twitch?
  • How can I download a Minecraft mod from the Twitch desktop app?
  • How can I show what hero I'm using in Overwatch while streaming on Twitch?

Off-topic examples: