October 1, 2022

Twitch megaleak reveals secret Steam competitor codenamed Vapour

Twitch has been compromised in an enormous data leak, which includes the site’s source code, several unannounced and unreleased projects, and information such as how much individual streamers are being paid. The company has yet to make any official comment but, regardless, this is a hack on a simply catastrophic scale.

Among the unannounced projects included is software codenamed Vapour or Vapor. This appears to be a humorous title for what is intended to eventually be a competitor to Steam. Essentially: imagine just buying and having your games library on Twitch, with all of Twitch’s features.

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