March 14, 2014
TwitchTV has just received another major update, thereby gaining several significant improvements. Released in October 2011, TwitchTV is the official universal iOS app of Twitch.tv, the popular gaming-focused live-streaming video platform owned by Justin.tv. With its latest update, TwitchTV has been to pushed to version 3.0. Most noticeably, TwitchTV 3.0 features a brand new user interface inspired, of course, by the visual design of iOS 7. If you can't see the video embedded above, please click here. Along with its fresh coat of paint, the newly updated TwitchTV also features offline channel search, profile display, and improved chat experience. As outlined in its release notes, the update includes the following improvements:
In addition, on iPad, TwitchTV features a new player layout that lets you watch and chat at the same time, with easy access to the viewers list and updated gestures for quicker access to content. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 7.0 or later, TwitchTV 3.0 is available now in the App Store for free. See also: Twitch Streaming Is Coming To Mobile Games and TwitchTV For iOS Updated With New Channels, Redesigned Chat And More.
- Beautiful, cleaner interface
- Search expanded to include offline channels, people & games
- Better chat experience with new moderation and emoticon tools
- New profiles for broadcasters -- learn about your favorite channels, even if they’re offline