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 recenty 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.

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 Service is no longer maintained.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 Latest version announcement
Embedding Twitch: Everything 2020 updates
Embedding Twitch: Chat 2020 updates
Embedding Twitch: Video & Clips 2020 updates
EventSub EventSub Announcement
Insights & Analytics  
Mobile Deep Links  
Twitch API: Helix  
Twitch CLI Launched version 1.0


Product Note
Twitch API: v5  


Product Note
Quarterly Insights Reports Deprecation announcement
Legacy Drops Decommissioned in March 2021.
Drops campaigns that use VHS endpoints. Read more in the announcement.
Chat rooms Decommissioned in January 2020
Twitch API: v3 Decommissioned on September 12, 2019