Xbox/Facebook Gaming Arrangement Wildly Unpopular

On January 5, 2016, what would become Mixer launched to the world as Beam. A streaming service that advertised itself on its robust interactivity and low latency. By August of the same year, Beam was purchased by Microsoft and renamed as Mixer by the following year. 2019 the service once again garnered attention with the poaching of many of Twitch’s top talent including Ninja, for between $20-30 million. Continue reading “Xbox/Facebook Gaming Arrangement Wildly Unpopular”

Mixer Goes Broke While Microsoft Teams Up With Facebook Gaming

Mixer going broke shouldn’t come in as a surprise given its woke background. The dying platform battling the thot-housing-Twitch has gone belly up as per a new blog post. However, Microsoft and the Xbox Team are partnering up with Facebook to help Mixer streamers transfer over to Facebook Gaming. Continue reading “Mixer Goes Broke While Microsoft Teams Up With Facebook Gaming”

Epic Games Acquires Quixel, Bridge, And Mixer Material Application

Firstly, the Mixer in question isn’t from the sweaty hands of the creator of GameGoo, but the standalone application material creation software also called Mixer. With that said, Epic Games is looking to expand its portfolio of acquisitions with the recent swipe of Quixel and the company’s products like Megascan, and Bridge. Continue reading “Epic Games Acquires Quixel, Bridge, And Mixer Material Application”

Xbox Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra Announces He’s No Longer With Microsoft

While Mixer has faced its fair share of layoffs in the past couple of months, which also includes Mixer co-founder James Boehm announcing his departure from Microsoft to help with gamer hand lotion known as Gamer Goo, it now looks like Xbox corporate vice-president Mike Ybarra has also left Microsoft. Continue reading “Xbox Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra Announces He’s No Longer With Microsoft”

Mixer Co-Founder James Boehm Announces Departure From Microsoft To Help With Gamer Hand Lotion

If you don’t know who James Boehm is, he’s the guy that once was the co-founder of Mixer and was once the Chief Operating Officer for Beam (the early version of Mixer). Boehm worked for Microsoft for five years and is now leaving the tech giant after recently joining the board of directors for a gamer-focused hand lotion company called “GamerGoo.” Continue reading “Mixer Co-Founder James Boehm Announces Departure From Microsoft To Help With Gamer Hand Lotion”

Report Says Microsoft Lays Off Staff From Inside Xbox And Mixer

A new report has surfaced and touches on how some positions at Microsoft’s gaming section are no-longer filled. Before and after E3 2019 it looks like quite a few people will no longer have jobs at Microsoft from the Inside Xbox and Mixer divisions. Continue reading “Report Says Microsoft Lays Off Staff From Inside Xbox And Mixer”