Twitch’s mobile app is adding live streaming, dark mode and more


Amazon-owned game-streaming site Twitch today announced a series of changes coming soon to its mobile application, the most notable of which is the ability for broadcasters to stream directly to their channel from the app itself. That doesn’t mean you can live stream gameplay as of yet, though.

However, being able to go live directly from mobile is a more important part of Twitch’s strategy these days, as the company expands beyond being just a place to watch video games. These days, Twitch streamers can also run their own vlogs on the network or even share their interests outside of gaming, like art, music, costumes and more.

“​Since the IRL community on Twitch has been exploding over the last year, supporting them with a great first-party product was our priority,”…

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