Watching Players: An Exploration of Media Enjoyment on Twitch

  title={Watching Players: An Exploration of Media Enjoyment on Twitch},
  author={Tim Wulf and Frank M. Schneider and Stefanie Beckert},
  journal={Games and Culture},
  pages={328 - 346}
Video game streaming platforms have reached high popularity within the last years. As one of these popular platforms, Twitch provides users with the opportunity to participate in several gaming situations: They can simultaneously watch in-game actions, the streamer playing the game, and additionally, they can interact with the streamer and other viewers by using the chat. In an online survey, the current study explored how individuals (N = 548) experience media enjoyment when using Twitch… 

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