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Microsoft Renames Beam To Mixer, Adds New Streaming Features

05/25/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s renaming its Beam game streaming service to Mixer. The company says that this was a tough decision and not one that it made lightly. It was something that was decided as a team. The intention is to grow the...

Microsoft Beam App For Xbox One Released To Insiders

02/19/2017, Livestreaming service Beam was acquired by Microsoft in August last year to provide enhanced game streaming services to players on the Xbox One and Windows 10. Many described this as Microsoft’s answer to Twitch, the popular game streaming service...

Beam To Arrive For Windows 10 & Xbox One This Winter

09/15/2016, Amazon has Twitch, and Alphabet has YouTube Gaming, both of which are essentially platforms in which gamers can live stream their gaming sessions to an audience. Earlier in August, Microsoft seemed interested in heading down that path as well which...