For any gamer, the livestream platform is always an interesting source of entertainment, not only providing important news and events but also a playground to interact and interact with famous people. Among them, Twitch is one of the leading prominent names. Launched more than a decade ago, this “giant” has had many impressive achievements in the field of gaming and entertainment, continuously growing at a desirable rate. At this point, Twitch already has a loyal user base, including many famous superstars, artists, and KOLs around the globe.
Twitch is the leading livestream platform at the present time.
However, those impressive successes do not mean that Twitch can maintain long-term operations without “ignoring” difficulties. Typically, recently, this platform had to regretfully “give up” the Korean market. Even the reason given makes readers feel extremely unbelievable at the present time.
Twitch will officially stop operating in Korea in the near future.
As most of us know, Korea is a potential “gold mine” of the Esport industry, with a series of world-class tournaments, events, teams, and gamers. However, network costs in this country are 10 times higher than in most other countries, causing service platforms to always fall into financial difficulties. It is known that from February 27, 2024, streamers will not be able to make money and trading activities will also be locked for Korean users. By June 4, 2024, Twitch will officially be discontinued in the land of Kim Chi, forever “going without return”.
Twitch officially posted the sad decision on social networks.
Although previously, this platform had many rescue measures such as adjusting the maximum quality to 720p60, the results recorded were still not as positive as the development team expected. In fact, Korean streamers still have many other sources like AfreecaTV or YouTube to operate. Therefore, the saddest people are still international gamers because of the loss of a very familiar free broadcast source.
Beautiful Korean female streamers are about to say goodbye to Twitch, making many people feel regretful.
Fortunately, this decision only took place in Korea and there have not been any similar signs globally. Anyway, the loss of a valuable “archive of documents” also makes many gamers disappointed at the present time.