Twitch is a video game streaming service that has raised $20 million in Series C funding led by Thrive Capital with participation from WestSummit Capital and Take-Two Interactive. Twitch is hitting around 45 million unique visitors per month. Twitch is used for streaming gameplay, which is a feature that growing in popularity.
Twitch is being integrated in next-generation video game consoles. Some of the most popular games that are watched on the service includes League of Legends and Starcraft 2. The League of Legends Season 3 finals is expected to be watched by millions of people.
Twitch will be using the funding to grow their infrastructure since streaming high-definition video can get to be very expensive. The funding will also be used for supporting their internal sales teams.