Mixer To Twitch

Mixer to Twitch Guide – Understanding the Purple Side

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With the closure of Mixer around the corner, many streamers are looking for a new home. With Twitch offering a ton of opportunities, there is no time like the present to start a new journey here. You might notice there’s a handful of differences in what Mixer offered as opposed to Twitch in both naming […]

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Mixplay: The How-To Guide

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Now that you’ve gotten acquainted with Mixer and how to set up an account, let’s talk about one of the monumental features that made the website what it is today: Mixplay. What exactly is Mixplay? Imagine having the creative freedom to provide interactive features for your audience members. These can be simple like social media […]

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The Stream Scene: Streaming On Mixer with RocketBear and Backdraft

Stream Scene Ep. #62: Streaming on Mixer

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Interested in Streaming on Mixer or just wondering what is Mixer? Mixer (Formerly Beam) was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. With things like FTL (Sub Second latency) to their Mixplay board, they have made huge strides in the Content Creator industry! In this episode of the Stream Scene our hosts Lowco and TheHunterWild with special […]

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mixer updates embers

Mixer Updates with Embers, Chat Colors, and More

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A few months ago, Mixer dropped Season 2 where they improve upon the site wide currency Sparks as a way to support your favorite streamers. The next phase of Season 2 is dropping today and with it comes Embers and a bunch of improvements to make streaming as well as viewing a breeze So what […]

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Mixer Releases Season 2

Mixer Releases Season 2

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Mixer, the ever-evolving streaming site owned by Microsoft, has started the next move in its evolution, dubbing it Season 2. Why the name? Mixer staff wanted to reflect that this isn’t just one massive update, but more of a progressive move that will continue to evolve over time. The first new feature available is Skills. […]

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Mixer Clips Beta

Mixer Introduces Clips Beta

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First we had Oddshot, then Twitch released Clips and now Mixer is starting to follow with their own Clips tool. Clips allows viewers to take a 30-second highlight from a stream and archive it for easy sharing. From there, you can watch it later as much as you want or share it on social media […]

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Introduces Pro Subscription

Mixer Pro

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YouTube has Red, Twitch had Turbo and now Prime. Mixer has added a similar premium subscription called Pro. It’s a way for a viewer to support Mixer financially for some cool benefits. Mixer Pro Benefits An awesome purple name to showcase your support around the website. No ads while watching your favorite streamer (currently Mixer […]

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Mixer One Year Anniversary

Happy One Year, Mixer!

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Let’s rewind back to May 24th, 2017. On that day, the Beam community knew that something big was happening the next day. Beam’s official twitter had been plugging this so-called “secret reveal” for over a week. Current Beam partners were exceptionally quiet about what was going on and from a viewers standpoint, we were clueless. […]

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Mixer Creative Music IRL Categories

Mixer Expands Creative, Music, IRL Categories

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  Streaming for some time has been largely associated with video games. There are those that use streaming as an outlet for their creative sides though. They love performing for an audience or love to stream to inform or teach a skill. Mixer has recognized this and is introducing Creative, Music, and other categories to […]

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Mixer Introduces Direct Purchase

Mixer Rolls Out Direct Game Purchasing

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Mixer continues to catch up to Twitch by adding options to help provide sustainability for its streamers. This month, they’ve introduced Direct Purchase to a select group of Partners for testing purposes. The full release to all Partners will be in the coming weeks. What is Direct Purchase? Let’s say that you’re watching your favorite […]

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Mixer Mobile Streaming App

Mixer Create Mobile Streaming App Launches

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When Mixer initially announced their re-brand from Beam, they also mentioned the Mixer Create app and launched a limited beta. The Mixer Create app was Microsoft’s own option to stream anywhere with your phone’s cameras alongside the possibility of mobile games, all with the FTL protocol enhancing your interaction. Now three months on, the public release […]

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Mixer Xbox One Costreaming

Mixer Co-Streaming on Xbox One

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Earlier today, the Director of Xbox Programming Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb released a press release on Xbox Wire about multiple features like co-streaming on Mixer coming to Xbox consoles in today’s monthly update! While co-streaming had been a big feature on the platform, having the option available directly on the console is a big step […]

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Mixer Rebrand

Beam Rebrands to Mixer

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About a year and a half ago, Beam.pro opened its doors to the public with a new streaming platform that offered sub zero latency and interactive features that no one has ever attempted. The success followed the ambition when, later that year, Microsoft acquired Beam. Having a big name behind the platform helped to boost […]

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Beam New Partnership Requirements

Beam Changing Partnership Requirements

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As Beam grows, so must the partnership requirements. Beam had a partnership path in place already but it hasn’t been updated since they were acquired by Microsoft. Becoming a part of Microsoft likely affords Beam a wealth of back-end resources as well as a considerable amount of increased exposure which will help every broadcaster on […]

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Beam Xbox Streaming App

Xbox Update Brings Beam Streaming to Console

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Beam streamers, REJOICE! The day has come where you can finally watch and stream to your favorite streaming service! No capture card,  no extra software needed needed. The Beam app actually comes straight to your Xbox One console’s main menu once the new update is downloaded. Just simply start the Beam app, setup your basic […]

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Beam Interactive Update

Beam Announces Interactive 2.0 Update

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Ever since its release a year ago, Beam has pushed for an interactive environment. From sub-second delay to an integrated stream soundboard, interaction is priority number one for the streaming website. Beam is improving on it’s developer toolkit with Interactive 2.0. With the second coming of the interactive side of Beam, they hope to make it […]

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Beam December Update

Beam Makes Big Changes with #December Update

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A little while ago, we covered Beam, the new kid on the streaming block with a heavier influence on interactive features and streamer-chat interaction. Recently, Beam has released a HUGE update for streamers and viewers alike to vastly improve the site and make a huge push towards the future. Dubbed #December, it’s a game changer […]

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Infiniscene Update 9.20.16

Infiniscene Update 9.20.16 Adds Beam Integration

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Infiniscene is a web-based broadcast studio powered by the cloud. They recently added the ability to use Beam! Now you can login to Infiniscene, choose the platform, authorize your Beam account, and that’s it! They also remade their entire tutorial to make it easier and leave you with the option to go live immediately. So, what’s […]

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Microsoft Beam

Microsoft Acquires Beam Streaming Platform

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Things are about to shake up in the video game livestreaming world. A little known tech company called Microsoft has acquired the video game livestreaming platform Beam. Beam is a relatively new livestreaming platform, bringing about new and innovative ways to deliver interactive streams. Sporting a sleek design, low video delays, and ways for viewers […]

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Beam Unveils Host Mode

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Host Mode has been hugely successfully and proven to be extremely popular on Twitch, now Beam has unveiled their own host mode. Allowing you to host your friends and fellow streamers, share experiences, and network with other streamers. Host mode offers the streamer a great opportunity to show support for other streamers and will allow […]

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Beam Logo

Beam Streaming: A New Level of Interaction

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Beam streaming service is a newer video game stream site but its bringing some interesting features that can shake up what it means to stream games. Sporting a network designed and aimed for streamers wanting to connect with their viewers, you’ll quickly find Beam’s main focus is interaction. Interface and Functionality The website itself works beautifully. It […]

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