Microsoft has announced an exclusive partnership with videogame streaming service Twitch.
Wow. Just when it looked like the competition was catching up to Xbox Live...
A thousand 12 year olds streaming cod and halo simultaneously is a good thing?
ps4 has dedicated hardware to record/upload in the background. if they have only just added this to XB1 then it must be taking even more resources away from the games!
Lol what competion needs catching up? Nintendo? Sony is miles ahead of Microsoft
I have to admit, this is potentially HUGE. Twitch is the preferred platform for many streamers and used by most big gaming tournaments. I think it beats Sony's Ustream partnership anyway. Still as TheBlackSmoke said, this could completely destroy twitch if you have 1000s of kids streaming cod every night now. It will make searching for good streams a real pain.
Twitch will also be coming to PS4. There was an interview with the creator a month ago.
You want be able to run twitch and the game at the same time on ps4
I don't want to but if I'm getting it for free I guess i'll try it out.
It looked really good. Sony has alot of work cut out for them. MS conference is really good so far.
I'm not taking anything away from MS. However, when will mods actually get rid of Mika, and Neverending (your garbage is past delusional, its not even trolling), and how did they suddenly have a bubble overload?
Everyone got 5 bubbles. OT:Meh i guess another Halo.
They'll get rid of them when they start getting rid of the tons of others just like them but on the side that you happen to be on.
This is pretty cool. Twitch does a really good job for streamers, especially from LoL and Starcraft communities.
Omg copying sony or what with gaikai
No one copies in this industry!
Lol these comments are hilarious. Next gen ps would get intergrated twitch don't worry
I like that idea, hopefully PS4 will do the same..
Cool feature. I would spend lots of time with this. Good move by microsoft.
Pointless move by Microsoft. Sure Sony uses UStream but people who stream on Twitch to begin with will be streaming PS4 throught Twitch anyway. The only difference is they won't be using some built in app for the PS4 and will just manually go through the process without the app.
Well said!!! That's what I like about Microsoft they build actual apps/programs to use on there system and it will multitask. Same damn time!!!
I think that is a good move. Twitch is most commonly known for gaming streaming. UStream is mixed with other type of channels.
Oh god! The servers on Twitch are at full stretch as it is. All those annoying 12 year old kids on COD will crash Twitch. It'll be hard to find a decent game to watch with all the mediocre Xbone game streams. Maybe, Sony was right to use Ustream.
lmaoooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!! ....oh shit, this is monumental , you can downplay it all you want....funny dues
Honestly the easier it is to do streaming content the worse it gets. Having a decent barrier to entry weeds out a lot of the garbage that would flood in otherwise. The Playstation Share button and stuff like this on XBL will just be a disaster. As long as it's something I can easily ignore then whatever.
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