Tag Archives: Twitch

PS4 updates bringing new video sharing options, HDCP off, Twitch archiving, upped resolution

Sony has detailed some significant new functionality being added to its Share button. An update coming soon” to PS4 will, as stated on the PlayStation blog, add the following: A rich video editor with a simple tool to personalise your video clips The ability to export to and save the …

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Asphalt 8 is first mobile game to allow fans to livestream

Another week, another story of Twitch doing something pretty cool. The video streaming giant has teamed up with mobile developer Gameloft to allow gamers to livestream footage from new iOS game Asphalt 8: Airborne. Twitch says it is the first time this has happened and is being promoted via a …

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Capcom partners with Twitch for year-round Street Fighter league

Capcom and Twitch have joined together to present a Street Fighter eSports league called Capcom Pro Tour. The tour will run year-round and hold worldwide events to determine spots on the tour and eventually crown champions. Street Fighter IV will be the title of choice, at least on this first …

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VIDEO: Microsoft details the Xbox One Twitch experience

Twitch goes live on Xbox One tomorrow and Microsoft has released a video detailing exactly how it all works. You can watch the video below, but here’s a quick outline: 1. Make sure you update your Xbox One firmware – this will happen automatically if you’re set up that way2. …

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When Twitch Played Pokémon – MCV speaks to its creator

Last month an online game launched which took the gaming world by storm. Over 16 days, the title was played by over 1.16m gamers and watched by almost 10m people. At its peak, 121,000 people were watching it simultaneously. The game? It was the 1996 Game Boy classic, Pokmon Red. …

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Twitch official E3 streaming partner

Twitch has been named the official live streaming partner of E3. The deal between the streaming platform and the event’s owners, Entertainment Software Association, extends for three years, starting with the upcoming E3 2014. This is not the first such deal Twitch has signed – the platform is the official …

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Twitch announces mobile game broadcasting

Twitch has revealed its software development kit for mobile game broadcasting. The SDK allows the capture of footage and audio from both the game and the devices camera and microphone. Furthermore, videos can be uploaded straight away at a variety of qualities. It seems that this kit is more for …

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Twitch gets higher broadcast resolution on Xbox One than PS4

Video streaming via Twitch on Xbox One has been found to be of better quality than on PS4. Videogamer reports that a recent broadcast from Microsoft’s Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb on Twitch via Xbox One was streaming at a resolution of 1280×720 at 30 frames per second. By comparison, PS4’s …

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