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This deal came just months after numerous reports that Google had a deal to acquire Twitch.
According to the CEO ( Emmett Shear) of Twitch, Amazon plans to let Twitch operate independently, out of its offices in San Francisco. It seems Twitch decides to choose Amazon over Google because of this reason.
Twitch did not exist a little over three years ago, and it now has 55 million unique viewers a month globally.
Twitch specializes in live videos of the people playing games."