The lights are on
It's fun to gun someone down in Call of Duty, and Activision is betting it's also fun to watch. Black Ops II's video streaming feature just found a wider audience thanks to hosting on YouTube.
The live gameplay videos users take in multiplayer League Play can now be streamed to YouTube (with a verified account), complete with the player's webcam and audio commentary if applicable. These streams are also watchable in Call of Duty Elite. If you're a member of the service, you can also click on users' names and find out stats about them such as their loadouts and other data.
Activision says that there will be some restrictions with the live streams, but it didn't specify what. If you like to game in the nude, we imagine it's best to turn your webcam off.
Today's announcement applies only to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Black Ops II. The company did not mention the PC and Wii U editions.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II comes out on November 13 (and November 18 for Wii U).
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I can't wait to play this. 4.5 days!!
this is the first call of duty game i can actually say im looking forward to , they have finally made well enough changes from art style , gameplay mechanics , that i would love to get a day one buy
this shouldn't be a problem, all the nude gamers are on uno
Wow, somewhat surprised. Figured they would have gone with a partnership with Twitch. But now that I think about it, I guess it's not so surprising. ELITE already has the ability to take any video that you upload from your console and publish it straight to YouTube. So with YouTube making a big push to make people more aware of it being able to stream, nabbing exclusive streaming rights to BO2 would greatly help spread the word of YouTube's capabilities. Pretty awesome.
Wait. Does this mean that PVR's are a thing of the past?
I am not a fan of CoD, but I have to say that Treyarch is taking the series in the right direction. They have proven themselves with the BlackOps title and congratulations on adding all of these cool features.
Soon, soon i can kill zombies and stop playing cr@p MW3.