Microsoft’s Mixer video game streaming service gives $100 to each streamer with partner status

Brad Stephenson

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that’s sweeping the globe and resulting in record-breaking unemployment rates and financial hardship in numerous communities, Microsoft has just given $100 to all active streamers on their Mixer platform who currently have the partner status.

None of the official Xbox or Mixer social media channels seem to have made any announcements about this. Instead, it’s the Mixer partners themselves who have been announcing this generous donation to all of their followers.

Here’s some of the reactions from Mixer partners posted to Twitter after receiving their gift:

While $100 won’t exactly cover rent or anything of that scale, it should definitely help cover some utility bills and groceries. It may also help cover any reductions in viewer donations and subscriptions which have occurred due to the recent economic downturn.

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