Twitch App Update for Xbox One Will Allow Broadcasting Today

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Broadcasting functionality via the Twitch app has arrived a day early on the Xbox One.  An update to Twitch’s Xbox One app lets gamers stream their games to both other Xbox users and on Twitch. A new “Xbox broadcast” command commences recording and streaming, but you need to follow the instructions below first.

How to Prepare for Twitch Broadcasting From your computer:

  • Go online to www.twitch.tv and sign up for a Twitch account.
  • In Settings, go to Channel & Videos and select Archive Broadcasts.

On your console:

  • Sign into your Xbox One console and download the Twitch app.
  • You can customize your picture-in-picture to broadcast both your gameplay and yourself through Kinect.
  • In your Profile, make sure your presence is set to “online”
  • In the Settings app under “Privacy and Online Safety,” make sure the option to “See if you’re online” is set to “Everyone” and “Broadcast gameplay” is set to “Allow.”
  • Also in the Settings app under“ Privacy and Online Safety,” make sure the option to “Share content made using Kinect” is set to “Allow.”
  • In the Settings app under “Preference,” check “Allow broadcasts and Game DVR Uploads”
  • In the Settings app under “Kinect,” check “Kinect on” and to include Kinect audio in your broadcast check “Use Kinect microphone for chat.”

Source: Twitch

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