UPDATE #1: Twitter has gone mad with over 215k tweets at the time of writing this: https://twitter.com/search?q=Twitch&src=tren

UPDATE #2: Twitch have confirmed on Twitter they are investigating the issue

UPDATE #3: 10:22am Pacific time it appears Twitch is back online! most streamers and viewers have returned

Everyone watching twitch this afternoon got concerned about there favourite streamer when the feed went down and their pages were showing offline with no followers!

It became instantly apparent that it wasn’t just the streamer they were watching but everyone on the entire platform!

Yes, unfortunately, Amazon-owned streaming platform twitch is currently down we will bring you news here during this unexpected downtime!

In desperate times like this, we recommend using tools like http://downdetector.com/status/twitch rather than repeatedly refreshing the site!

So far there hasn’t been any official comment from twitch

Streamer Reactions:

DrDisRespect instantly blamed Tyler1 for the outage!

Shroud who was midstream took to Twitter with the following:

It is very rare for a huge platform like Twitch to go offline so we will keep you updated during today’s downtime.

In the meantime what are you up to to fill your Twitch viewing void? Let us know in the comments if you are on other platforms like Youtube Gaming or just gaming in general!

Ian joined GamerStuff in 2017 and is a passionate gamer with 30 years experience in the PC Hardware industry, He has a great passion for providing no-nonsense news and guides for fellow gamers.

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