Twitch wants developers streaming service installation in games




Streaming service Twitch has launched a new ‘Stream First’ initiative, which aims to develop games, which is from the development after focusing on live streaming and participation. There are already three such games in development.

The goal of integration with games is to involve viewers more in a stream, so reports the Twitch-devblog. Until now see this example in community projects such as ‘Twitch plays Pokemon’, where viewers through certain commands might affect the game character’s actions. However, this was a feature that was not supported by the game itself, but there is later built around it. In Rise of the Tomb Raider there was a built-in option, which the public could influence the game is limited.

If streaming in the development of a game is built in, there is a lot more possible, reports Twitch. The company cites examples like a co-op mode with viewers, structuring feedback on the basis of mini-surveys and collecting experience by watching a game. Also, immediately refer to “TwitchPlays’, where viewers determine which direction the game.

Engadget reports that there are now three First Stream games in the making: Super Fight, Wash Landers and Streamline. Wastewater Landers is a turn-based strategy -Game which drive viewers to take on the streamers and on a battlefield warriors and fight also influence in other ways. In Super Fight players make a super hero, on the basis of characteristics that arise from a collection of cards. Then followed a discussion between the players would beat to which super hero the other in a fight. Viewers can then cast their vote and so determine the winner.

The last game Streamline, which allows for the streamer to easily prepare a team with his viewers and then can choose different types of games. Meanwhile, viewers determine the rules and can also place bets on the possible winner

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