Microsoft's Mixer hits 20m users, doubling its numbers in just six months

Microsoft's Mixer hits 20m users, doubling its numbers in just six months

Microsoft owned streaming platform Mixer has reached 20 million active monthly users, which puts it 10 million above where it was six months ago.

The announcement was made as part of Microsoft's conference at E3 yesterday. 

Mixer recently celebrated its first birthday last month with a host of new updates and features rolling out for both new and existing users. The platform also unveiled a slick new website and a partnership with ESL. 

Microsoft at E3

Microsoft is having a stellar week out at E3. The company showcased a heap of announcements at its conference yesterday, including a new Halo reveal, a partnership with Funko to release a Gears of War mobile game, and a much-anticipated first look at CD Projekt Red's new upcoming title - Cyberpunk 2077.

A number of acquisitions were also announced during the conference; Microsoft is now home to five developers: Playground, Compulsion, Undead labs, The Initiative, and Ninja Theory. A full summary of Microsoft's conference can be found over on our sibling site

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Danielle Partis is editor of and former editor of She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. Prior to Steel Media, she wrote about music and games at Team Rock.