Xbox One – Twitch Streaming to Arrive Early 2014

Twitch announced that while you won’t be able to stream through its Xbox One service until early 2014, you will still be able to watch it.

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Specifically, the company stated on Microsoft’s Xbox Wire,

“We are working to ensure the initial Twitch on Xbox One broadcasting experience meets the expectations of the Twitch community. So while this feature won’t be available right away, we’ll let you know as soon as it is ready.”

Viewers will be able to earn 10 Achievements at launch with the Twitch viewing experience:

  • Watch one hour of live video on Twitch to become a Newcomer
  • Watch 10 hours of live video on Twitch for Competitive
  • Watch 100 hours of live video on Twitch for Best Viewer
  • Watch one hour of live video on Twitch channels that have less than 10 viewers to be the Hipster
  • Watch 10 hours of live video on Twitch channels that have less than 10 viewers and become theTalent Scout
  • Max Bandwidth is received by watching a single channel on Twitch for more than eight hours consecutively
  • Around The Clock is exactly that, just watch at least one minute of live video on Twitch in each hour of a full day
  • Prime Time, simply: watch a total of 10 hours of live video on Twitch between peak viewing hours from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., on a weekday

What are your thoughts?