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Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One

The gaming world has changed itself remarkably this decade. Nowadays, it’s not about just playing games on offline mode or on a single user interface. The act of sharing game plays and streaming online games has added to the new generation gaming trend. It is also getting one of the platforms for making friends, sharing gaming reviews or simply competing with other people by streaming best of their Game plays.

What is Twitch streaming??

Twitch is the largest game streaming platform which is a subsidiary of Amazon. It allows users to broadcast video gameplays from pc’s or gaming consoles. Twitch offers the basic services which are free to use and watch.

How to create a Twitch account??

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One You will have to create a Twitch account before you start streaming your gameplay. You can visit the Twitch official website by clicking here • Click the purple sign up button in the upper right corner. • Enter the required login credentials. • Then, click the purple sign up button at the bottom to complete the Signup process.
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Twitch streaming for PC

Streaming games for Pc is a bit ambiguous than streaming from an Xbox One or Ps4. Most of the computers do not come with an inbuilt software to get you started. Instead you will have to subscribe and install softwares like Xsplit for full operation. I would recommend downloading Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) endorsed by twitch which is completely FREE usable in both Windows and MacOS.

I have Illustrated the steps below to make you understand better:

Step 1: Download OBS

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Download the appropriate version of OBS for your PC through the Twitch interface. • Click on the dashboard and then to the link labeled streaming apps. • Click on the OBS and then to the Download button to download the software. • For your convince I have already set up the direct downloading link. Click here to download OBS

Step 2: Enter your Stream key

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One   • Go back to the Dashboard in the Twitch website. • Click on the Streaming key option which is just beside the Streaming apps. • Click on it to get the long string of letters and numbers. • Copy the key and return to OBS. • Choose the Stream options and paste the key into the required field as shown below. Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One  

Step 3: Setting up the stream

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Click on the output tab in the OBS and make sure that your video bit rate is set to about 2500. • This will lead to stream your content at 720p. • You can increase this number if you want to broadcast it at a higher resolution. • Set the audio bit rate to 128 regardless of your resolution. You can lower this no if your internet speed is slow.

Step 4: Set up your game for streaming.

• Plug in the microphone or any audio device which you want. • Go to the sources menu in the OBS screen. Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Select audio input capture and click on the icon with hand and a piece of paper. • It will give you the list of available audio devices. • Choose the microphone or audio device which you want to use. • Open the game which you want to stream and get back to the Sources menu. • Then, select the Game capture or window capture and click on the icon representing with a Plus sign. • Select your game from the list of possible options from the Drop down menu.

Step 5: Finally stream!!

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Hit the start streaming button in the main OBS screen. • You will be able to begin broadcasting immediately from your Twitch account. • Just click the stop streaming button when you are done. That’s it!!, you have done Game streaming for the Windows/MacOS.
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Twitch streaming for PS4

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One

What you will need??

• PS4 console • PS4 controller • A game to play • Stable internet connection • Playstation camera Streaming from a PS4 is simpler as compared to streaming from a PC. You don’t need to install any software from any external source. You can also use your Playstation camera as a microphone and facecam for your broadcasts. Below are the steps for Game Streaming in your PS4 console:

Step 1: Connect your Twitch account to PS4

    • Choose the game you plan to stream.Go to the Live menu from PS4. • Press the share button once you have launched the game. Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Select the broadcast Game play option. Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Select the service you want to broadcast as “Twitch”. Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One • Go to the Twitch website on the next page. • Login to the Twitch account you have created with your console.

Step 2: Additional settings to configure

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One   • From the broadcast gameplay screen select the audio and video options you want to use by checking the respective boxes. • Press the options button from the broadcast gameplay screen. • Adjust the stream quality and other settings accordingly with your internet speed.

Ready to broadcast!!

Now you have configured all the settings properly and ready to broadcast your gameplay on the internet. All you need to do is to press the share button from your PS4 console.
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Twitch streaming for Xbox One

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One The process of streaming a game on Xbox One is simple but there are some points you need to know in order to configure the settings properly. Streaming with Twitch on Xbox One is the same as that PS4. However you need one more device while streaming with Xbox One.

What You will Need??

• Xbox One console • Xbox One Kinetic Camera • Xbox One Controller • A game to play • Stable Internet Connection Here is the Quick Guide for getting your streaming done on Xbox One

Step 1: Download Twitch to your console.

  • Select store from the Home screen menu
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One
  • Select Apps.
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One
  • Select Twitch and choose the “Get it Free” option.
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Step 2: Link your Twitch account  to Xbox One.

Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One
  • Make sure you have created and logged in into your Twitch account on PC or Mobile for getting the code.
  • Open Twitch app on your Xbox One and select Log In.
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Step 3: Broadcasting Twitch to your console.

  • Open the Twitch app and select Broadcast.
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One
  • Select “Enable Kinect” and “Enable Microphone”.
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One
  • Enter the Broadcast name in the Broadcast Title and select the game you like to live stream.
Complete Guide to Twitch streaming Your PC, PS4 and Xbox One
  • You are now Live by selecting the start Broadcast button.
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