Twitch and Activision have announced a partnership to bring Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 live streaming broadcasts to Twitch viewers worldwide, allowing every gamer to become a broadcaster and share their excitement for the spirit of Call of Duty competition with fans around the world. Using the innovative new in-game streaming feature from Activision and Treyarch, Call of Duty: Black Ops II players on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC will be able to broadcast their multiplayer games, player’s webcam, as well as audio commentary feeds in real-time directly to Twitch. Honestly, I’m not a huge fan of watching other people play video games as I’d much rather be playing them myself but if nothing else this should allow some surveillance and subsequent theft of some of the best players loadouts through the Call Of Duty Elite integration which could definitely be worthwhile.
With the inclusion of instant broadcasting to the Twitch platform, it ensures an engaging and highly social experience for gamers who want to live broadcast and share their game sessions to the industry’s largest audience of live gaming video.
Twitch features in Call of Duty: Black Ops II will include:
- Use your existing Twitch account or create a new one for free and immediately begin streaming gameplay
- Share your Twitch live stream link to Twitter and Facebook, easily connecting with your social network
- One-click broadcasting on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC
In addition to Twitch, Call of Duty: Black Ops II player live streams will be viewable on Twitch via web browsers, mobile and tablets through Call of Duty Elite. Additionally, Call of Duty Elite users can see the player card of the user that is streaming. With only a couple of clicks, players will see added information, including class loadouts, recent match data, as well as career stats across supported Call of Duty games on Call of Duty Elite.