Live game streaming has become a hugely-popular social experience accounting for incredible amounts of web traffic with millions of people not only playing online together, but watching other people play. Platforms like Amazon’s Twitch, Microsoft’s Mixer and new contenders from Facebook and Google are showing us the future of live entertainment where unique gaming experiences are created, curated, and commented on by communities and spectators all over the world.
Underpinning the Bitjoy Platform is a token called the “POWER” token. During gameplay, viewers send POWER tokens to cause real-time changes in gameplay and the live stream. POWER tokens are much more than a means of transaction – they are a form of collateral that represents a viewer’s stake in communal gameplay mechanics – opening the door for new economic incentives, new types of cooperative gameplay, the ability for the viewers to earn based on the player’s performance, and much more.