Google Look to Boost YouTube with $1 billion Twitch Acquisition

YouTube has reached a deal to purchase the popular video game streaming service, Twitch, for “more than $1 billion” according to Variety’s sources.

If successful, the deal would be the most significant in YouTube’s history and would significantly bolster the service and its content offering, with Twitch being far and away the number one service in its field with over 45 million monthly users and support built-in to this generation’s two major home consoles, the Xbox One and the PS4.

Sources claim that the Google-owned company are set to make an announcement “imminently” announcement regarding the acquisition.

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