Twitch is a popular live video game app wherein you can watch several games as well as live stream your own games. You can even chat with other gamers and follow various gaming channels. Even though it is similar to YouTube, the videos posted on Twitch are only related to gaming.
It is the best platform to show your gaming skills as well as learn the tactics that are used by various gamers. Moreover, you can participate and play in numerous open tournaments that are been offered on the platform, partake in game related talk shows, music streams, and much more.
Sadly, in the year 2017, Amazon pulled off the official Twitch app from Roku Channel Store. Roku owners who had already installed it earlier were still able to use it. However, if you have purchased Roku after the pull off, you will not be able to get the official Twitch app to use.
Since Twitch is one of the most popular platforms for watching industry events, gaming personalities, and e-sports tournaments; adding it to your Roku device is essential. As the official Twitch tab is unavailable, many Roku owners were wondering how to get Twitch app on Roku. Well, if you are facing the same situation then don’t worry! In this post, you will get to know about an easy method to get the unofficial Twitch app On Roku quickly.
To begin with, visit your Roku website and login to your Roku account. Go to settings and under your name click on My Account to reach the Manage Account area. Next step is to click on ‘Add Channel with a Code’. You will be directed to another page where you need to mention TwitchTV on the box that is been provided; but without any space in between. You will get a little warning, read it carefully, click OK, and move further. Next step is to click on ‘Yes add channel’ tab to finally get access to the ‘Unofficial Twitch TV’ application. Instantly, the channel will be added to your channel lineup of Roku TV.
Since you have added a new channel, it will take about 24 hours to show up in your list. Moreover, you need to refresh your channels on the home screen by visiting Settings – System – System Update – Check Now – Player Information on older models. Also, ensure that the channel you have added meets with the hardware requirements and minimum firmware requirements of Roku. That’s it!
By following the above method step-by-step, you can add the unofficial Twitch app to your Roku Player as well as Roku TV. After waiting for few hours, when you launch your Roku device, you will be able to see the Twitch app in the Roku section. Simple, isn’t it?
Presently, Twitch is one of the world’s leading video-gaming platforms. So, add it to you Roku device and enjoy watching top gamers of the world playing their latest and most popular videos games. Live streaming of games, gaming talk shows, music streams, etc. will certainly keep you entertained. Enjoy!