Minecraft Serves Fans with Twitch Streaming Integration, Skyrim Content Pack Announced, Popular 1.7.2 Resource Pack Details
Mojang, the developers of Minecraft will soon be offering players with the integration of Twitch streaming, allowing them to broadcast their gameplay.
Matthew DiPietro, marketing vice president of Twitch, confirmed the addition of the steaming experience at Minecon 2013 on 2 November. "Minecraft has struck a very powerful chord with the Twitch community," he said, according to CVG.
"Its constantly escalating popularity illustrates that people love to watch video games outside of the headline grabbing eSports titles. Expect a watershed moment for both players and spectators once the ability to easily broadcast gameplay directly to Twitch goes live."
He said this functionality will be added to the game 'soon' and will be available for PC and Mac devices, allowing players to stream their games at the push of a button. Next-generation consoles like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will have built-in Twitch compatibility.
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Minecraft will be joining the league of games like Path of Exile, PlanetSide 2 and Trackmania 2 that already have Twitch streaming service.
Syrim Content Pack on Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition
It was also announced during the Minecon 2013 that Betesda and Mojang will be partnering to introduce a new The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Mash-Up pack.
This content pack is in development and will be coming soon for Minecraft. It will offer an exclusive Skyrim texture set for the game with 40 new character skins, menus and user interface that have been inspired by Skyrim, crafting items and more than 20 background tracks from Skyrim's original soundtrack.
It will also have a pre-made world that will be styled to match Skyrim's three main areas - Whiterun, Riverwood and Bleak Falls Barrow.
Minecraft 1.7.2 Resource Packs
Minecraft 1.7.2 Resource Packs were reported on Gamewise website that allows players to improve the game's texture quality with custom tools developed by fans.
Minecraft, the open-ended sandbox game, has sold 13 million PC units since its launch in 2009.
Next-Gen Console Versions
The game will be available on PlayStation 4 at launch and for Xbox One as a 'launch window' title, CVG reported.
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