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You can stream your PlayStation 4 gameplay to Twitch — at the touch of a button.

Sony announced today at its Gamescom press event in Cologne, Germany, that when gamers hit the “Share” button on their Dualshock 4 PlayStation 4 controller, they can choose to broadcast gameplay to the popular livestreaming website.

“PlayStation has a long history of delivering some of the best gaming experiences in the industry and we’re excited to have Twitch available on a console as heavily anticipated as PS4,” Twitch chief executive Emmett Shear said in a statement. “Through this partnership we are paving the way for every PS4 gamer to become both a broadcaster and an avid spectator of amazing content.”

This new feature will launch alongside the console on Nov. 15.

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“Social capabilities are an integral part of PS4, so Twitch will play an important role in delivering a compelling connected experience to PlayStation fans,” said Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios. “Twitch’s gamer-focused community combined with our strong portfolio of innovative PS4 titles, will help define next generation gameplay and community engagement.”

 

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