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Twitch Runs Down Its 2016 With 'Year In Review' Browser Game And Charity Milestones Infographic

by Jordan Leendertsen on Feb 15, 2017 at 06:15 AM

Twitch debuted a fun "Year In Review" browser game today, which includes various statistics of the streaming giant's 2016 performance. Taking control of a car on a road trip, it's a thin diversion that doesn't take long to complete, but is filled with fascinating statistics such as a record highs for the number of  unique streamers at a whopping 2.2 million.

Some other interesting tidbits include a total of 292 billion minutes of streaming content watched, and crowning Overwatch as the most watched game of 2016. There are also fun easter eggs for gamers to keep their eyes out for, including a brief dig at the expense of No Man's Sky, and a "Press F to Pay Respects" joke. To play the browser game for yourself, head to Twitch's Year in Review page. It even tailors the experience to you if you log in with your Twitch account.

Twitch also revealed this infographic, which details some of the streaming services contributions to charity through events like Extra Life and Games Done Quick. The graphic shows an impressive $25.3 million raised for charity in 2016, a 48% increase over 2015's 17 million. You can see it down below:


[Source: Twitch]


Our Take
Those are some seriously impressive numbers for Twitch, and a fun little way for the streaming service to give those tidbits to fans. Also, it's always great to see so much money raised for charities, all in the name of a passionate community's love for gaming.