Amazon owned Twitch as today started rolling out its new Twitch Cheering system which allows viewers to send cash to their favourite channels and Twitch streamers as well as providing Amazon with a hefty 30 percent commission on each transaction.
Previously Twitch Cheering had been under a beta development stage and available to adjust 100 20 broadcasters but today the company has announced it is now available to all 11,000+ partner streamers in the US and UK.
If you have not heard of the new Twitch Cheering tip system which allows you to donate real-life cash to your favourite channels and Twitch streamers, watch the promotional video below to learn more about how it works.
When we watch Twitch, we feel surrounded by people who understand something that many just don’t. And when amazing things happen on stream, there’s no one else we’d rather celebrate with. The moments we share on Twitch, and the streamers who create them, are the glue that binds us together. So now, we are happy to introduce a new way for us to celebrate and support streamers together: Cheering.
Cheering is a new way to show support for streamers and celebrate the moments you love with the community, all right in chat. A Cheer is a chat message that uses Bits, which are evolving animated emotes that you can buy. Bits emotes can be used one by one, all at once, or anywhere in between. Using many at once shows more support and creates cooler emotes!
Bits emotes can be used anywhere in a chat message by typing”cheer” followed by a number, ex. cheer33 or cheer255. Here’s how it works… Cheering shows your support for the partner just like subscriptions do, and as you Cheer in a channel, you earn Cheer Chat Badges for that channel so that your support is recognized.