Subscription Site Twitch May Be Bought by Google for $1 Billion
Ok, so this is rumor, but juicy rumor since it involves $1 billion, Google, YouTube and a little-known subscription site I told you about more than a year ago (Feb. 6, 2013, to be exact). Apparently, YouTube (owned by parent company Google) is looking to buy Twitch, a subscription site for live streaming of video game playing. That's right, people are paying $8.99 a month to watch live streams of other people's video game playing. Variety first
Subscription Insider now embargoes NEWS and FEATURE articles 14 days after they are published.
All registered site users can enjoy access to our full archive of news and feature content by logging in.
Remember — Subscription Insider membership includes access to all embargoed content.
Subscription Insider has upgraded to a new technology platform and our login process has changed:
FOR FREE EMBARGOED ACCESS:
- Newsletter Subscribers (Free): Please log in using the email you used to signup for our Newsletter. The first time you log in, you will need to reset your password.
- Registered Site Users: Please use the email and password you used when you registered for free site access for Subscription Insider.