Twitch - a streaming platform with 15 million daily active users - offers a 10% discount on subscription in case of payment with cryptocurrency.
The popular platform for gamers, owned by Amazon, has outpaced rival streaming service YouTube Gaming and now has over 27,000 affiliate channels and 2.2 million streams per month.
Users can subscribe to their channelyour favorite streamer for exclusive access to chat, badges and more. What's more, subscription is a way to support Twitch content creators.
The platform now accepts payments through the systemBitPay in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and four stablecoins - GUSD, USDC, PAX and BUSD. To pay for the subscription with cryptocurrency with a 10% discount, during the checkout process, you need to select the "Pay with BitPay" option.
Bill Zielke, Director of Marketing at BitPay, noted:
We see more and more online merchants interested in using cryptocurrency as a form of payment. Twitch is the first major seller to capitalize on this trend.
Other gaming platforms also accept paymentsin cryptocurrency. Microsoft, for example, allows users to fund their accounts with BTC, which can then be used in the Microsoft Xbox stores.
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