Steam Broadcasting takes on Twitch
Steam – the popular PC video gaming platform – is adding the ability to stream gameplay so that others can watch online.
The move presents a challenge to Twitch, which is built around a similar service, and was acquired by Amazon for $970m (£618m) in September.
Steam has more than 100 million active accounts, nearly double the 60 million visitors a month claimed by Twitch.
But one expert suggested Twitch was still likely to dominate the sector….