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Twitch rolls out channel page overhaul and digital gift cards

Twitch rolls out channel page overhaul and digital gift cards

Twitch has rolled out a fresh new lookfor creator channel pages, adding in a host of a new features and tools for streamers.

Streamer homepages are now customisable and offer banner spaces, colour options and spaces to pin clips and avatars. While a streamer is offline, their homepage can now show off channel trailers and recent broadcasts. There's also a new option to include a scheduling option, so visitors can see when a streamer plans to go live.

Changes have also been made to the bio section, allowing more customisation options. Streamers can now upload a video to introduce themselves and promote their channel even when they're not broadcasting live.

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The gift of Twitch 

Twitch also now offers digital gift cards for viewers and fans to purchase. They're available in $25, $50, $100, and $200 values and can be spent on streamer subscriptions, gift subs and bits. Twitch user numbers have skyrocketed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, so now seems like the perfect time to offer Twitch perks as gifts. 

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Danielle Partis is editor of PocketGamer.biz and former editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. 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.

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