Twitch Premium Video

Your creative video asset can be incorporated into our live broadcasts across desktop, mobile, and tablet, and connected TV devices.

    Twitch Premium Video


    Ad server hosted video


    Video file duration: 

    • Up to :30s, unskippable.
    • Extra charge for :60s, midroll only


    Min resolution: 1920x1080 


    Min bitrate: 2000 kbps


    Peak audio: -9dB


    Video file format: H.264 (MP4)


    Frame-rateMin 24FPS / Max 30FPS


    Supported 3rd party tracking events (1x1 pixel):

    • Impressions
    • Clicks
    • Quartiles
    • Completes



    Twitch adheres to the Better Ads Standards

    Third-party served (VAST)


    At least one video transcode within the VAST must meet the minimums under the Ad Server Hosted Video spec. The following recommended video transcodes are encouraged to optimize playback across the full range of supported devices:

    • 1920x1080 - 5,500 kbps 
    • 1280x720 - 3,100 kbps 
    • 1024x576 - 1,750 kbps
    • 888x500 - 1,316 kbps
    • 854x480 - 1,200 kbps 
    • 720x406 - 866 kbps
    • 640x360 - 550 kbps 
    • 480x270 - 384 kbps
    • 320x180 - 200 kbps
    • 284x160 - 180 kbps 


    VAST version support by platform:

    • Desktop: VAST 3.0, VPAID is not accepted
    • Mobile app: VAST 3.0
    • Must NOT have geo, browser or any other targeting on the third party end. 
    • Third party redirecting or 4th party tags are not accepted.
    • Twitch does not allow the use of any unapproved 3rd party ad technologies. Twitch requires all ads and 3rd party vendors to be SSL-compliant. All components of video and display ads including creative and tracking must be provided as and able to serve via SSL (HTTPS).

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