An Evolution in Live Video
Extensions are interactive video player overlays and panels that can be installed directly on the channel page by broadcasters. You now have the opportunity to revolutionize livestreaming by creating new interactions among streamers and viewers in ways that were never thought possible.
Lead the charge in a paradigm shift in live video
Be the first to create deep, interactive experiences utilizing Twitch & game metadata to infuse extensions with real-time information
Create both publicly available and bespoke solutions, adding value and engagement to your products and the community as a whole
Easily showcase your products and brand directly on stream to huge audiences
Give your customers more of what they want by adding value to your existing products
Ability to monetize an Extension coming in the future.
Twitch Extensions on AWS Credit Program
Extensions are live apps for live streams, built by you, the Twitch developer community.
We're excited to team up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide an opportunity to receive up to three months of AWS Promotional Credits and educational resources to creators of promising Extensions. These credits can be used to cover the cost of AWS services that will support your initial proof of concept.
To those of you who haven't started building yet, now's your chance to join this incredibly creative community that's literally writing the future of Twitch and revolutionizing livestreaming. Apply for the Twitch Extensions on AWS Credit Program today.
When are applications due?
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be reviewed and selected in groups once a month.
When and how will I be notified of the results of my application?
We'll notify you via email within 60 days of your submission.
What happens if I'm not selected?
Keep working on that idea, re-work your proposal, and re-apply next month for consideration.
How are submissions evaluated?
We're particularly excited to see ideas that unlock new levels of interactivity and innovation for streamers and their viewers. All completed submissions will be evaluated by Twitch and AWS on the criteria below.
- Customer value: How will this serve Twitch content creators?
- Business potential: Prospects of building a viable business via the Extension over time
- Creativity & innovation: Ability to amaze and delight viewers when engaging with a stream
- Use of AWS services: How will you use AWS services to power your Extension?
Can I submit more than one idea / application?
Yes, you absolutely can! But please submit each idea separately.
Do I need to build an Extension before I submit an application?
No, you can submit an idea in any stage of development!
I have another question. Who do I ask?
Visit us in the forums!
Terms & Conditions
AWS Promotional Credits will be awarded by AWS and Twitch based on the criteria above. By accepting the AWS Credits you agree to describe your experience developing your Extension for our use in promoting Extensions and AWS. AWS Credits received under this offer may only be used for testing and development of your Extension, not for production usage, and are subject to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms and Conditions, currently available at https://aws.amazon.com/awscredits.