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Twitch is having issues and is down for many right now

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What you need to know

  • Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch is having problems right now.
  • Features won't load for many users, including chats, streams or emotes.
  • Some can't even access Twitch at all.

Update: June 15, 2020 Twitch Support indicates that the problems should be mostly solved now.

If you're having problems with Twitch right now, you're not alone. Reports have been spiking on DownDetector that users are running into problems or unable to use Twitch at all. Twitch Support has confirmed on Twitter that the service is having issues, with features like logging in, streams, chats and emotes not working for many users.

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We'll provide an update when the service appears to be stable again.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.