What if Google really do buy Twitch for $1 Billion?

Sites have been falling over themselves to report that the next insane tech buyout will be Google, who intend to purchase Twitch for $1B. However, before we get all carried away, we need to remember that the original source, the Wall Street Journal, actually stated “early talks” and neither party has actually come close to reaching an agreement yet.

The acquisition would make perfect sense to Google as You Tube has been relatively unchallenged with online recorded video, but the next generation of consoles has seen Twitch make some pretty big waves in their previously unexplored territory.

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NYC_Gamer1670d ago

Google would have a huge monopoly over streaming and web based content creators