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
🔎 We're investigating site-wide loading issues. Hang tight!
— Twitch Support (@TwitchSupport) September 13, 2018
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
DrDisRespect instantly blamed Tyler1 for the outage!
Looks like @loltyler1 hacked twitch
— Dr DisRespect (@DrDisRespect) September 13, 2018
Shroud who was midstream took to Twitter with the following:
— Michael Grzesiek (@shroud) September 13, 2018
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!