Twitch confirms it’s been blocked in China



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Gaming-focused live streaming platform Twitch has been blocked in China, the company confirmed. A report by Abacus suggests that Twitch’s iOS app has vanished from the App Store and its website is inaccessible across the country. The company didn’t give any details about the service ban. The Amazon-owned service was gaining rapid popularity in the country and reached the #3 spot in the App Store last month. The surge was largely due to the inclusion of e-sports in Asian Games, which was not telecast by the state-run broadcaster CCTV. Analytics company Sensor Tower told The Verge, that the app downloads…

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