Twitch singsThe streaming platform’s karaoke game, will close on 1 January 2021, more than two years after it was announced in TwitchCon 2018.
In Twitch sings, The streamers sang by themselves or with a partner to sing the song of their choice, the audience cheering them on and overcome challenges. However, the feature will not be part of Twitch’s future.
On January 1, 2021, we made the difficult decision to discontinue Twitch songs to invest in comprehensive instrumentation and music services on Twitch. Thank you for shaking our world. For more information: https://t.co/ItImv3u75v pic.twitter.com/jJqICzp8Ul
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In a blog post, Twitch said that on December 1 it will start deleting Twitch sings Videos and clips from the stage accompanying the game to stop work after a month.
fans of Twitch sings There are still nearly four months with the game, and they will be busy as Twitch has released its backlog of more than 400 new songs.
The decision does not provide a clear explanation as to why “to invest in comprehensive instruments and music services” Twitch sings Closing, but it may be linked to a recently revealed partnership between Twitch and Amazon Music that brings the functions of the livestreaming platform to later apps.
“Looking ahead, we’re excited to share more about the future of music on Twitch and we’re working to make Twitch the best place for you to love artists and music,” Twitch said There is something else planned for music lovers on stage.
There is speculation that A. Twitch sings The shutdown may be related to the influx of DMCA takedown requests that twitch Received Due to the background music used by streamers in June. Twitch has reached out to more information about Twitch sings’ Closure, and whether it has anything to do with DMCA requests. We will update this article as soon as we hear back.