Twitch TV Is Currently Down

Posted: Jun 22 2013, 3:53am CDT | by , Updated: Jun 22 2013, 3:56am CDT, in Misc


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Twitch TV is Currently Down

The largest live video streaming site for games is currently down. Twich officials said that it is down for maintenance. But users have to reset passwords once site is back online.

Microsoft's new partner for live video streaming of Xbox 360 and Xbox One games, Twitch TV, is currently down. On the landing page of the website of, a message appears for users with title that Twitch Tv is "currently down for maintenance". It described that the Twitch team of engineers is constantly working to get it back online.

While the largest live video streaming site announced officially on its blog that the users have to reset their passwords after the site is back. Actually Twitch is facing a cache memory issue with CDN. And to resolve this issue, they have to clear all previous passwords. But many users are worried about hacking of the site. But the company officials clears that it is just a matter of a cache issue with web CDN partner. Nothing else is happened.

Twitch TV is giving updates about the situation on twitter time by time. About hacking, the official tweet stated that "Meantime, we're updating the maintenance page images and content. We weren't hacked. We never updated that page from when we were on JTV." While for clearing the bug issue of wrong logins, it cleared it in words 6 hours before, "FYI: No one is actually logged in as the wrong user, it's simply a display bug, changes can't be made to accounts, ect. Don't panic! :)"

While 2hrs before, @TwitchTV posted, "A quick update: We'll be back up with a technical update very soon, and we apologize greatly for the inconvenience."

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