Microsoft will shut down its streaming platform servers Mixer next July 22. The technology giant explained that it will move the gaming community to Facebook Gaming as part of the alliance between both companies.
As you remember, the Mixer platform was presented in 2017 by Microsoft as the successor to Beam. Its launch was made with a view to growing in all the important markets of the world.
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“It became clear that the time it took to grow our own live streaming community was out of measure with the vision and experiences that Microsoft and Xbox want to offer, which is why we have decided to shut down Mixer operations,” said the company. on his blog.
Mixer was created to compete with Twitch and YouTube, but after this announcement the objectives are different.
“To better meet the needs of our community, we are partnering with Facebook to allow the Mixer community to transition to Facebook Gaming,” they said.
As reported, from July 22 the Mixer pages and applications will be redirected to Facebook Gaming.
According to Europa Press, the company will compensate users with monetization or subscription programs. They will also be able to maintain their status.
“Mixer is made up of highly talented streamers and passionate fans, and we have great admiration for what their community has built over the years (…) If there is one thing we want all Mixer streamers to know, it is this: the world deserves your game content no matter where you choose to stream, ”Facebook stated on its blog.
“Keep doing what you love, keep building inclusive play communities, and keep chasing your dream. We know you have options, and it’s up to you to decide if you want to stream on Facebook Gaming. We would be honored if you join us, ”added the social network.
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