Hitbox is HTML5 ready

We are pushing the technological boundaries once again. Moving forward we will upgrade our platform to be fully HTML5 ready!

Our HTML5 upgrade will result in a much more fluid experience overall, with less loading times and buffering and no more need for third-party-plug-ins like Adobe Flash for playback. On top of that, it will also provide for better 4K livestreams and brings Hitbox into pole position to offer 360-degree and virtual reality livestreams as soon as they become available.

This is a fast-changing industry, and we always strive to be one step ahead with cutting-edge technology for our community. We pioneered HTML5 for our chat module which enabled users to stay better connected with chat room polls, giveaways, gifs and more. Now we’re integrating full HTML5 video across the site while still delivering the lowest live video latency available in our industry.

Martin Klimscha, CEO Hitbox

We are excited to take this crucial step forward, continuing to expand our services from live streams in 4K at 60fps and the most interactive, feature-rich chat integration to a fully HTML5 ready platform.

The upgrade will start rolling out this week and is supported by the most popular browsers, Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Safari.