On Dec. 27 a press release was shared with Cointelegraph Turkey stating that the blockchain-based mobile payments service has updated its app to add support for Twitch.
Viewers of Twitch are now able to use MenaPay mobile app to tip their favorite Twitch players while streaming with MenaCash, a USD-pegged stablecoin. MenaPay’s blockchain-based mobile payment service uses QR codes to enable viewers to donate Twitch streamers in seconds.
Blockchain And Digital Gaming Industry
The digital gaming industry has turned into a giant online space where more than 3.7 million streamers share their experience with their audience on Twitch. Viewers have the option to support their favorite streamers by either donating streamers or becoming a paid subscriber.
MenaPay CEO Cagla Gul Senkardes:
“Introducing MenaPay to Twitch streamers as a way to collect donations was a critical milestone in strengthening the bridge between the gaming community and blockchain technology”
“Following the announcement, we saw incredible demand from Twitch’s viewer base, which also wants to use a simple means of donating. We made the necessary advancements and updated our app to support the gaming community further. Now, viewers can also integrate their MenaPay app with Twitch and make their donations from their smartphones in seconds.”
In November, Refereum, a US-based rewards, and marketing company announced a partnership with the decentralized streaming platform DLive to reward gamers for creating and watching content. The partnership between Refereum and DLive will enable users to earn rewards for live streaming games.