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Twitch for Xbox One on hold for a few more months, no ETA from Microsoft

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Twitch support for the Xbox One will continue to be on hold for at least a “few more months,” the online game broadcasting and streaming website said, according to a report today from GameSpot.

In a post to the its Twitter support account, Twitch said that broadcasting from Microsoft’s next-gen console won’t happen anytime soon and there’s no estimates on when the service will be available for Xbox One owners.

“Xbox One Direct Broadcasting: There is no ETA at this time from Microsoft. Expect a few more months. If we know sooner, we'll update,” the post from Twitch read.

With the application, Xbox Live Gold members would be allow to upload gameplay, broadcast gameplay or watch other broadcasts of gameplay while also integrating into the user interface’s snap feature.

The news comes as Sony unveiled the broadcast and sharing numbers of the PlayStation 4 to be an overwhelming success.

According to Sony, 1.7 million PS4 streams have been uploaded through services like Twitch or Ustream, totaling 55 million minutes of gameplay. You can read that full Examiner report by clicking here.


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