The Xbox 360 Lands Twitch App

Posted Tue May 14, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT by
Twitch 360 app

The leader in game streaming comes to the 360.

Twitch, which is also known as Twitch.tv, is coming to the 360. Twitch is the current leading video platform, and Twitch streams vary from the top players in games like 'StarCraft 2' and 'League of Legends' to the newest players of more obscure games like 'Battletoads.'

At launch, the 360 app will allow Xbox Gold members in the US to view the top 300 live channels on Twitch. The Twitch app will support Kinect voice and motion controls in addition to normal controls.

Twitch streams are so popular that many channels exist as the streaming player's primary employment, which is funded through donations and ad revenue. Streams contain speed runs, top level play, zany challenges, highly obscure games, and even games that leak prior to release dates.

Major Nelson has also announced that he will moderate an exclusive broadcast through the Twitch app following Microsoft's big May 21st reveal event.

Source: Twitch

Author: Brian Hoss

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