Twitch is temporarily restricting browser support to just Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

Twitch has caused confusion among its users by restricting browser support to just Chrome, Edge and Firefox. | Nick Barclay / The Verge

Poor communications from Twitch have led to confusion following the service announcing that Chrome, Edge, and Firefox are currently the only web browsers officially supported by the popular streaming platform. No context was provided within the announcement, though it appears the restrictions are temporary and have been placed on alternative browsers so that Twitch can locate and shut down access points being used to create masses of bot accounts.

The issues started when users started experiencing errors when logging into the service. Twitch Support then addressed the situation by asking users to login from an up-to-date version of the three supported web browsers, and announced that a help article to address troubleshooting the issues…

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