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Twitch.tv update adds 4-person in one screen 'Squad Stream'

Twitch has just announced a new feature that will allow for 4 content creators to livestream together in the one screen.

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Jak Connor
Published Thu, Mar 28 2019 3:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Ever wondered what it would be like to livestream The Division 2 from all 4 perspectives in the one screen? Well that will soon be possible as Twitch.tv will soon be adding 'Squad Stream' and it is exactly how it sounds.

Twitch.tv update adds 4-person in one screen 'Squad Stream' | TweakTown.com

Twitch.tv will be rolling out a new update to their streaming platform that will allow for content creators to team-up with each for epic 4-person live streams. The new 'Squad Stream' will allow for Twitch.tv partners to stream-up with eachother and all play the desired games within the same window for the viewer. This will mean that viewers will be able to enjoy watching their favorite streamers play together within the same window and cycle between which specific player they want to watch in the primary slot.

Twitch.tv has throughoutly explained what 'Squad Stream' is in their new blog post. For those wondering about how view counts will work, Twitch answer this in the FAQ they provide at the bottom of their post. They say "Any viewership you receive when your video player is in the primary slot will count towards your channel stats and be reflected in your channel analytics and stream summary." Twitch.tv also provides a list of streamers that will feature the four-person streams over the next couple of weeks.

  • 3/27, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: shroud, just9n, and Skadoodle streaming Apex Legends
  • 3/27, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Anthony_Kongphan, Grimmmz, and Caliverse streaming Battlefield V
  • 3/27, 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM: Loserfruit, Crayator, AngelMelly, and mrfreshasian streaming Fortnite
  • 3/28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: antphrodite, Ellektrikk, MaryJLeeee, and monkeyism streaming tarot card readings
  • 3/29, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM: kennyS, shoxiejesuss, SmithZz, and jackzj streaming CS:GO
  • 3/29, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM: twosenseless, Shticky, iinnkone, and VooDoo_val streaming Art
  • 4/2, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Northernlion, Last_Grey_Wolf, DanGheesling, and michaelalfox streaming Satisfactory
  • 4/2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Ellohime, CobaltStreak, and Diction
  • 4/3, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: pokimane, LilyPichu, DisguisedToast, and Yassuo streaming League of Legends
  • 4/4, 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM: GassyMexican, BurkeBlack, and CletusBueford streaming Sea of Thieves
  • 4/6, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Xmiramira, itsmeTroi, Keeyuh, and MsAshRocks streaming The Sims 4
  • 4/7, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: TheHungerService, BanzaiBaby, DomesticDan, and WorkingChef streaming Cooking

The FAQ for Squad Stream can be reached here.

Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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