Product Lifecycle

This page provides the current lifecycle status of our developer products and services. For real-time availability and latency status, see

Important Dates

API Endpoint and Subscription Classifications

Tag Description
NEW Functionality that has been recently released.
BETA Functionality that is considered to be in public beta and not intended for use in production environments. All aspects of this functionality including query parameters and response structure are subject to change without notice. While exploring this functionality, please provide your feedback in the UserVoice Developer Forum.

Unless otherwise noted, EventSub subscriptions that were released as a public beta will be available for 30 days after their v1 version is released. Subscriptions should be updated to v1 during this timeframe. Any active beta subscriptions beyond 30 days will be automatically deleted.

Product Status Definitions

Developer products and services can be in one of the three statuses. This table provides context for the availability of a product or service given its current status.

Status Availability Maintenance Notification
Active Live in production. Actively maintained with bug and security fixes. New features may be added. An announcement is posted when a new product or product feature is available. Changelog is updated.
Deprecated Live in production. Only major bug and security fixes are made. New features are not added. An announcement is posted when a product or product feature is deprecated. Direct emails may be sent to developers. Changelog is updated. Decommission and shutdown plan will be announced at time of deprecation or at a later date.
Decommissioned No longer available in production. Service is no longer maintained. Previous announcements may be updated. Further announcements and emails are possible.

Current Product Status


Product Related Announcements
Authentication: OIDC tokens  
Authentication: User access tokens  
Authentication: App access tokens  
Chat (IRC)  
Drops The Latest Twitch Drops Features to Empower Community Moments
Embedding Twitch: Everything  
Embedding Twitch: Chat  
Embedding Twitch: Video & Clips  
EventSub Twitch API and EventSub Summer Recap for 2021
EventSub: Webhooks  
Insights & Analytics  
Mobile Deep Links  
Twitch API Twitch API and EventSub Summer Recap for 2021
Twitch CLI Launched version 1.0


Product Note
Twitch API: v5 Legacy Twitch API v5 Shutdown Details and Timeline
Create and Delete API endpoints Deprecation of Create and Delete Follows API Endpoints


Product Note
WebSub-based webhooks Decommissioned in September 2021
Create and Delete Follows API Endpoints Decommissioned in July 2021
Quarterly Insights Reports Decommissioned in April 2021
Legacy Drops Decommissioned in March 2021
Chat rooms Decommissioned in January 2020
Twitch API: v3 Decommissioned in September 2019