Twitch and Microsoft have officially announced that the Twitch App will be launching today on the Xbox 360 gaming console. The super cool app is an exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members. What the app does, is enable gamers to view special events and live streams of game-play with ease.
Xbox 360 Twitch App Is Great For Gaming Streams
Every product has it’s pros and it’s cons, well the Twitch application is no different. The downside is that you won’t be able to stream footage from your console. This doesn’t matter to PlayStation fans, as Sony Computer Entertainment will be implementing that service to their upcoming next-gen PS4 console.
Xbox 360 users will only have access to the top 300 channels in regards to content. Specific channels and special live events will also be available to access too. Twitch have revealed that more than 800,000 people stream their game-play using their smart software.
Users can watch live broadcasts of their favourite streamers playing games, hosting talk shows, or engaging in other activities in real-time. They can browse various game categories, discover new streamers, and join the live chat to interact with the streamer and fellow viewers.
VOD (Video on Demand) Playback
The Twitch app enables users to access recorded gameplay videos, also known as VODs. This allows them to catch up on streams they may have missed or rewatch memorable moments from previous broadcasts. Users can follow their favorite streamers to receive notifications when they go live or upload new content. This ensures they stay connected and never miss out on their preferred streamers‘ broadcasts.
The app provides a chat feature where users can engage with top streamers and other viewers during live broadcasts. They can participate in discussions, ask questions, and show their support for the streamer. The Twitch app for Xbox offers an immersive platform for gamers and viewers to enjoy live streaming content, connect with their favourite streamers, and be part of the vibrant Twitch community directly from their Xbox console.
With the Xbox reveal event coming up, if you launch the app in time, you’ll be able to catch Microsoft’s Major Nelson’s post-show broadcast. Use the app on the 21st May at noon Pacific time to see it, or go directly to Twitch.tv instead.
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