Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 packs in-game YouTube livestreaming
by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2012 6:00AM PST
Facebook and Twitter integration are so 2011, oldsters, social networking has moved on. Call of Duty: Black Ops II is being all hip and getting with the times, as publisher Activision today announced that it packs built-in support for livestreaming through YouTube, the hip and cool new way to do a social medias.
Cod Bloppers on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will be able to stream action from their League Play multiplayer matches through YouTube, for others to watch online in the usual ways. If you're feeling particularly bold or nude, it can also capture your webcam and microphone. Cod Elite members will be able to watch streams in-game too, with easy access to players' profiles and stats.
PC people, well, you've already got a billion and one ways to livestream at your disposal.
"With our competitive play and eSports initiatives, we wanted to deliver live streaming capabilities built right into Call of Duty: Black Ops II, because Call of Duty is not only fun and exciting to play, but we believe it will be just as exciting to watch," Treyarch head Mark Lamia said in today's announcement.
Cod Blops 2 arrives for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 next Tuesday, November 13, with the Wii U edition launching alongside Nintendo's new console on November 18.