Jun 22, 2020

Mixer: Microsoft abandons gaming app in Facebook deal

From 22 July, Mixer's website and app will redirect users to Facebook Gaming. All games-streamers in Mixer's partner programme will be granted partner status on Facebook Gaming if they wish to move to the platform. In a separate blog post, Xbox chief Phil Spencer said the transition deal was part of a wider agreement between Xbox and Facebook, with Xbox aiming to introduce gaming features that work on Facebook and Instagram in the future. Those partnered streamers who do choose to move to Facebook Gaming can begin the process by filling out a form, Mixer said that Facebook "Will honour and match all existing Partner agreements as closely as possible". Facebook said it was "Proud to invite everyone in the Mixer community to Facebook Gaming".

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