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by Cheppy | 30th January 2013 | 8 comments is a popular website used by gamers and other group of individuals to live stream content that is in high demand. The website has a democratic approach when it comes to the featuring content. This means that in order to stream, you'll need a following. Viewers will be able to decide which streamer they find entertaining. has experienced growth and maturity since its launch. However, the organization has decided to shut down. 


Official Statement

Dear gamers, dear own3D community,

own3D and its management, having evaluated the future of own3D, have decided to cease operations on January 31st, 2013.

As the first livestreaming portal for gamers own3D had a turbulent start with unexpected growth. We have tried to drive the company into profitability but due to the capital intensive nature of our industry and increasing competition, we have not been able to reach it despite our best efforts.

This is a difficult decision for all of us at own3D. However, after much deliberation this seems to be the best course of action despite the impact it will have on all the employees, clients and partners who helped build this business.

We are grateful for your support as our pioneering ride comes to an end. The own3D team has always aspired to provide the gaming community with the best tools for sharing their gaming experiences and growing their projects. We therefore hope that you have enjoyed watching a few epics over the years.

The day has almost arrived when professional gamers are as recognized as other athletes. We hope to have shown what is possible for the future of eSport and competitive gaming.

The gaming revolution will not be televised - it will be streamed.

Your own3D team.

Note: Business partners will be contacted directly regarding proceedings.




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    1st February 2013
    Good news. twitch > own3D anyway
    31st January 2013
    Good riddance. They were a bunch of crooks who exploited their users and didnt care about the viewers. All they cared about was stealing money from others. Despicable.
    31st January 2013
    What Kamee said, and many streamers were negative towards Own3d involving payments.
    31st January 2013
    A sad day for players:((
    31st January 2013
    This doesn't mean Twitch wins. If anything, this is bad for Twitch, because competition drives one party to perform better than the other. Right now, Twitch has no competition and their playing field just became as relaxed as it could possibly be.
    31st January 2013
    talkDOTA called it. Does this mean twitch wins?
    30th January 2013
    it was still popular coz of these resons XD
    30th January 2013
    I wouldn't say own3D was popular, it was bashed a lot of because of laggy streaming service and terrible player UI and VOD system