Partnered streamers on Twitch have stream quality options when they cast. A user can select from low/medium/high/source quality options while regular streamers are stuck with users seeing whatever quality they are casting at.
Now, Twitch has announced that for popular (but not partnered) streamers there will be quality options when resources exist BEFORE the stream starts.
Now, when we have additional capacity, in most cases, streamers will see them on their channels as soon as they go live, instead of mid-stream.
This solves the problem of a stream kicking over to have quality options mid-stream which interrupts and makes viewers reload to see the quality options.
Have you noticed this new quality option with any of your favorite casters?