Twitch and Several Other Popular Online Websites Are Currently Down

Abhimannu Das
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  • Twitch and other popular websites are facing issues globally and users are unable to access the site.
  • Visitors are getting "Error 503" when trying to access the websites along with "Service Unavailable" errors.
  • it is unknown when the services will be restored.

Countless popular websites including Twitch and Reddit are down. Shortly after the outage reports of CDN provider Fastly facing issues that led to the outage. The firm confirmed that it is facing an outage and that it is “currently investigating the potential impact to performance” on its CDN services. Twitch viewers reported that they are unable to access the website and are running into a “Service Unavailable” error when trying to launch the website. Twitch's services should be restored shortly once Fastly restores its functionality.

Streaming Service Twitch is Inaccessible

In addition to websites like New York Times, Reddit and Spotify, streaming service Twitch is also down leaving millions of users unable to access the website. Users are running into a “Error 503 Service Unavailable” error when trying to access the site. Some users may also receive a “Fastly Error” when trying to access the site. It is currently unknown how long it will take until the issue is resolved for Twitch. 

Here are some of the websites that are affected: 

  • AFR
  • Age
  • Amazon
  • Boots
  • BuzzFeed
  • CNN
  • Deliveroo
  • Etsy
  • Financial Times
  • Giphy
  • IGN
  • Imgur
  • Independent
  • Kickstarter
  • Le Monde
  • New York Times
  • Pinterest
  • Reddit
  • SMH
  • Spotify
  • The Guardian
  • Twitch
  • Twitter
  • UK Government website
  • Weightwatchers

If you are facing the issue on Twitch, all you need to do it wait for Fastly to restore the services to regain access to Twitch. The company is investigating the issue to restore access on all affected websites. 

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.

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