Type of site
|Live streaming, streaming video|
|Available in||Simplified Chinese|
|Traded as||Nasdaq: HUYA|
Worldwide (as Nimo TV)
www.nimo.tv (outside China)
|Launched||24 November 2014|
Huya Live (Chinese: 虎牙直播) is a Chinese video live streaming service. The site is one of the largest of its kind in China, and also operates globally as Nimo TV. Similar to other streaming services like Twitch, the site primarily focuses on video game live streaming and includes official broadcasts of esports competitions. In addition, Huya also has live broadcasts for a variety of other genres, including cooking, traditional sports and "real life" streams.
On 4 January 2018, Riot Games gave Huya Live exclusive rights to broadcast the LCK, South Korea's professional esports league for League of Legends, in China. The same was done for the LCS and LEC on 20 January 2020, the equivalent leagues in North America and Europe respectively.
Huya had 150 million monthly active users at the start of 2019.
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Nimo TV is the global name of Huya Live. Nimo TV is the most used streaming platform in multiple countries such as Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
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