Gaming is huge on social. Gamers record video for viewers to watch later, or stream it live on YouTube Gaming or Twitch. Only a few days after announcing its gaming platform – a possible competitor to steam, Facebook announced that players of Blizzard Entertainment games will now be able stream their gameplay on Facebook Live.
The feature was announced in June – at the time, Blizzard said that it was integrating Facebook Login and Facebook Live’s API. This has just gone live for gamers to use. Blizzard has now integrated with Facebook Live’s API, and so gamers can start live-streaming directly to Facebook.
The feature is live in North and South America, Southeast Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Other countries will be coming soon. Facebook explained how to start using the feature
Start Live Streaming Now
Blizzard streaming is accessible in the top-right corner of the Blizzard client. Once you’ve updated your Blizzard client on PC, simply click the stream button, use Facebook Login to allow permission for Blizzard to post to Facebook and you can stream your gameplay. Mac support for Blizzard Streaming is coming soon.
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