Twitch TV and Activision team up and support xbox 360 video sharing!

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  1. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

    Sep 18, 2011
    4:54 PM
    Staff edit- do try some content some time.
    Game footage has always been popular, I am sure many of us probably could fetch a VCR down from an attic full of such footage, but in recent times with live streaming and "let's plays" it has explored. To do it on home consoles can take some effort and pricey hardware though and this is presumably where this can come in.
    Screen grabbing and replays are possible for some games but it seems the fairly popular streaming service "TwitchTV", a spinoff of the very popular general streaming service, has made moves into the console arena. So far it seems Activision (owners of the Call of Duty brand and only title set for support at the moment) will be adding support for the service, where it ultimately ends up remains to be seen though. Gamespot notes that it is not the only big service to offer support for such content and youtube has been there for a long time, however TwitchTV has positioned itself as a dedicated games service and youtube has been seen to be a less than ideal location for a lot of content (one typically attempts to charitably describe the nature of the commenters there at this juncture).

    Whup Whup Whup! Gamers are now allowed to stream their gaming WORLDWIDE. But... Only available for the Xbox 360. PS3 and PC versions are coming soon, yah.

    :arrow: Sourcie
  2. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

    Oct 31, 2011
    Funny how you just posted this on another USN thread...
    Just saying.
    This would be better off in the Xbox 360 section if it only concerns Xbox
  3. Valwin

    Valwin The Neautral Gamer

    May 11, 2011
    United States
    this is not news
    Black-Ice likes this.
  4. TehSkull

    TehSkull Living the life

    Nov 29, 2009
    United States
    I like this. It sucks it's just Black Ops 2 though. Gimme this with Halo 4. :/
  5. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
    Example of how not to write a USN article.

    This isn't a dedicated TwitchTV app but simply the ability to stream Black Ops 2 via Twitch with Call of Duty Elite.
    Black-Ice likes this.
  6. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

    Oct 31, 2011
    STREAMING GAMING WORLDWIDE < stream blops 2 with a paid feature of blops 2.
  7. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    Global Moderator
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    So... it's not "Only for XBox 360", it's "temporarily for the XBox 360 with other versions in the works"?

    I see.
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  8. dj4uk6cjm

    dj4uk6cjm GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 23, 2012
    United States
    David Says: Interesting...
  9. YayMii

    YayMii hi

    Jun 24, 2009
    that place
    Aww, sucks how PS3 gets everything like a month late :( At least the recent update made YouTube streaming possible.
    There are no "paid features" in Black Ops 2 (excluding DLC, but that's just map packs). All of the paid features of MW3 were made free this year.
  10. Janthran

    Janthran Solarian

    Sep 17, 2011
    United States
    The Pacific Northwet
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