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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SLOBS Adds an App Store for Streamers

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  Streamlabs OBS (or SLOBS for short) has been making headway to stand apart from its Studio counterpart, and this update is another step in that direction. Launching an App Store aimed at streaming, SLOBS hopes to introduce tools that can help streamers create a unique experience for their channels and help independent developers get […]

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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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St. Jude PLAY LIVE 2018

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Do you like video games? How about kids? Do you wanna make a difference in some lives and have fun doing it? St. Jude, a children’s hospital that diagnoses, treats, and researches cancer, is having their annual PLAY LIVE event and you can participate! How? By playing your favorite games and encouraging people to donate […]

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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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Dreadnought Partner Program

Dreadnought Partner Program

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Dreadnought, the team/class based spaceship action game has now opened their doors to their Partner Program. Content creators can now apply and if accepted, will reap many benefits such as physical merchandise, a streamer kit, giveaway items, and more! Something interesting about this program is that it is split up into two tiers. Applicants will […]

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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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Streamer Service Discords

Streamer Service Discords

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We’ve written quite a bit about Discord and why it’s so useful for streamers. It’s also great for companies to interact with their users, gather feedback, and relay information. We want to help you get in touch with streaming services, so we’ve created a list of Discord channels for a variety of streaming services. To […]

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