Twitch.tv doubled its audience last year

Twitch, one of the biggest live video streaming platforms on the Web, more than doubled in size over the last year according to new statistics released by the company today. Twitch has been a focal point of the global esports boom, providing both the technology and community hub for individuals and companies to build huge audiences. 

This morning Twitch, a live streaming service and community for gamers, announced that it more than doubled its audience in 2013, reaching 45 million unique viewers per month in the year, up from 20 million the year prior. Twitch’s growth has been sharp since its formation in 2011. Riding the rising popularity of eSports titles like League of Legends, Twitch has become the defacto streaming platform online for both casual, and professional gamers.

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