WWE banned Superstars from doing business on third party platforms, because WWE wanted to make that money. Now, WWE and Twitch have agreed to a big deal that will likely make fans very happy.
WWE has made an official partnership with Twitch, signaling a significant development after Superstars faced restrictions on third-party platforms like Cameo and Twitch. Fans can now connect with their favorite Superstars on that platform once again.
In an announcement, WWE revealed that they have signed a multi-year deal with Twitch. This agreement will see the return of the official WWE channel on Twitch, along with the popular channels of WWE Superstars, showcasing live and exclusive content.
WWE made the big announcement today that they just inked a big deal with Twitch. Now, we have a lot more to look forward to.
Official Monday Night RAW Sidecast on Twitch Launches Today
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced a multi-year partnership with Twitch that will see the return of the official WWE channel and popular WWE Superstar channels, featuring live and exclusive content.
In addition to the launch of the channel, WWE will debut today a companion sidecast to Monday Night RAW, bringing the WWE Universe behind the scenes and closer to the in-ring action. The weekly viewing experience will be led by a rotating cast of hosts and will regularly feature appearances by WWE Superstars, unique and exclusive content such as backstage interviews, and more. Viewers can stream the sidecast live every Monday beginning at 8 p.m. ET via twitch.tv/wwe or the Twitch App.
Additionally, the official WWE channel will be home to other live productions and will serve as an alternate live streaming feed for all of WWE’s premium live event press conferences.
This partnership between WWE and Twitch opens up new avenues for fans to engage with their favorite WWE Superstars and enjoy exciting content beyond the traditional programming. It signifies WWE’s continued efforts to enhance the fan experience and explore innovative platforms to connect with their audience.
We will have to see how things continue from this point on. Obviously, WWE fans love connecting with their favorite Superstars. Now, those Superstars will have a chance to hop back on live stream once again.
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