Twitch attracts 28 million unique viewers in February

Video service sees record view count last month from more than 600,000 unique broadcasters; average user watches 1.5 hours per day.


Gaming video service Twitch today announced that it enjoyed a record-breaking February. During the month, more than 600,000 unique broadcasters attracted in excess of 28 million unique viewers, the company said. In addition, the average user watched 1.5 hours of video per day.

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After launching in June 2011, Twitch has since partnered with major game publishers like Activision (Call of Duty: Black Ops II), Electronic Arts (Origin), and Sony Online Entertainment (Planetside 2) for in-game and in-service Twitch integration.

In addition, Twitch announced another high-profile partner today: Ubisoft. The video streaming service will be integrated into Nadeo's upcoming Trackmania games and Shootmania Storm. Using Twitch, players will be able to broadcast their games and competitions live.

Twitch recently introduced a $9/month premium subscription offering. Members can view ad-free broadcasts, among other perks.

Disclosure: GameSpot parent company CBS Interactive and Twitch are partners.

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