Sony's live broadcasting exclusivity with Twitch is coming to an end sooner than anticipated, as the Xbox One will integrate livestreaming capabilities come March 11.
The PlayStation 4 has made it incredibly easy for users to simply press the 'share' button on the DualShock controller to broadcast their gameplay via services like Twitch and Ustream since the console launched last November. Microsoft knew the importance of allowing gamers to livestream their games, but its taken them almost five months to integrate a broadcast function for the Xbox One.
Twitch broadcasting is finally coming to the Xbox One on the same day Titanfall just happens to be launching. Weird coincidence. Using the Kinect's voice command function, users will be able to simply say, "Xbox, broadcast" when you want to start your stream. You'll also be able to stream directly from the Twitch app on the Xbox One's homescreen.
March 11 will see the Twitch integration via a system update and Twitch has stated that the Xbox One version will be 'enhanced', allowing for you to "interact with broadcasters using the most lines of chat available on a console." The new version will also notify your Xbox One friends when you begin a broadcast.