Twitch and Blizzard sign exclusive esports streaming deal

Twitch Prime subscribers will also receive a bunch of free loot

Twitch and Blizzard has announced a two-year partnership that will see selected Blizzard esports content streamed exclusively on the Twitch platform.

Also announced was that Twitch Prime subscribers will score free loot part of the subscription service kicking off with a golden loot crate on Overwatch with 10 loot boxes over August and October. Blizzard has also revealed that they’re working on promotions for Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone as well for Twitch Prime subscribers.

Here’s the list of events that will be streamed exclusively on Twitch:

  • Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC)
  • StarCraft 2 World Championship Series (WCS Circuit)
  • Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT)
  • Hearthstone Global Games (HGG)
  • World of Warcraft Arena Championship
  • Overwatch APEX League
  • Overwatch Premier Series

Twitch Prime Subscriber can claim their free golden loot crate from today. If you haven’t subbed yet, Twitch Prime currently costs $2.99 USD for the first 6 months (Usually $5.99 USD) – you will also gain access to benefits such as the video service Amazon Prime. For more information, check out the details on Twitch here.

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