Twitch Expands Into Mobile Gaming
Hearthstone. League of Legends. DOTA 2. Angry Birds? Broadcasting system, Twitch has announced at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) that it is expanding its horizons into the mobile gaming category, allowing mobile gamers to stream their games for the entire world to see.
Streaming on Twitch will first be available for Gameloft’s popular racing game, Asphalt 8: Airborne through an App Store update. Players will have the option to broadcast their faces and voices on Twitch using a separate camera.
For those who are unfamiliar with the program, Twitch allows people to broadcast their gameplay on the service through specific channels available on Twitch.tv and several other media including smartphones, tablets and consoles. Players can interact with their viewers, and viewers with their broadcasters through the comments section.
Twitch has recently exploded in popularity, allowing Xbox One and Playstation 4 users to stream their gameplay online featuring games like Battlefield 4, Titanfall and of course, the popular, Twitch Plays Pokemon.