One of the major disadvantages associated with centralized services is how they can enforce exclusivity rules in certain cases. With the “war of game streamers” heating up between Twitch and Youtube, exclusivity deals are already being forced upon partners. Depending on whether or not individual streamers have monetized their game streaming, these decisions might be a determining factor. If only there were a decentralized solution to tackle this problem.
Twitch Throws Down the Gauntlet
Over the past few years, the Twitch platform has become synonymous with live game streaming and even watching live e-sports events around the world. Users can view streams on all kinds of devices, in the video quality they prefer. As a result, the number of Twitch users has grown exponentially over the past few years and continues to do so.
However, that situation might change in the very near future now that Youtube has launched its own live game streaming service. The