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Twitch's New UI Lets Users Preview Stream Before Joining

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Twitch is changing things up. The streaming giant is testing a new UI that will let users preview game streams before diving in, enhancing discoverability and giving users a better taste of what content creators are all about.

On the current version of Twitch, clicking on the games directory brings up a list of recommended games at the top (based on your current subscriptions or viewing habits) and a list of recommended streamers below, following by a larger grid of various game genres.

Click on any particular game and you’ll be presented with an even larger grid of streamers that you can filter through. Related: xQc's Gambling Streams Are So Much Worse Than The Twitch Fart Meta The new version, as showcased by Twitch partner Lowco, does things differently.

Clicking on a game will bring up the same list of streamers currently doing their thing, but it’ll also bring a preview of that stream at the top of the page.

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