Category Archives: Announcements

New Preferences: Lots of changes, but we’ve got pics!

Preferences Overhaul

We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s get started.

  • Manage which applications get recorded. Now you don’t have to record all your Hatoful Boyfriend sessions!
  • New status bar overlay helps you keep track of your recording time and bookmark hotkey (you can also turn it off for that minimalist look).
  • Push-to-Talk is in! Choose when people hear your lovely voice.

For more details on those additions and more, let’s dive in.

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Plays.tv now integrated with FACEIT

We're teaming up with FaceIt

We’re very excited to announce a partnership between Plays.tv and FACEIT!

We love competitive gamers and communities that help them succeed. That makes Plays.tv and FACEIT perfect teammates.

There’s a lot to love about FACEIT.

It’s the place to be for online tournaments in a growing roster of competitive games. Now with Plays.tv integration, your point-of-view match highlights can show up on your FACEIT profile and match pages.

Upload videos to stand out

Here’s how you do it:

  • Link your Plays.tv and FACEIT accounts
  • Record your gameplay during FACEIT tournaments with Plays.tv
  • Upload match highlights you want to show off

That’s it. Your videos section on FACEIT will display match highlights on the match page, and player highlights on your profile page. Browse your friends and teammates best moments as well to learn and cheer together.
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Overwatch gets some support from Plays.tv

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The top destination for gameplay footage, Plays.tv now brings its Smart Highlights experience to the Overwatch community.

Download and run the latest Plays.tv client and you’ll get automatically recorded match videos tagged with in-game events like:

  • Eliminations
  • Resurrections
  • Play of the Game

These detailed event tags make finding your best plays easier than ever. Upload and share your videos with friends and other members of the Plays.tv Overwatch community. When you’re done, see how others are playing the same heroes. With us, every play can be your Play of the Game!button_client

New Feature: Your video feed just got an upgrade

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Have you been enjoying our newest addition to Plays.tv?

We’re working hard to connect you with awesome, relevant gaming moments. So now, you’ll get video recommendations in your Feed based on the games that you’re currently playing.

Just keep running the Plays.tv client while you play, and your experience will become more personalized over time.  It’s a great way to keep up with the latest antics and highlights of the games you play the most. Meanwhile, we’re always there to help you capture your own gaming footage to share.

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Plays.tv adds Dota 2 automated highlights and Battle.net account sync

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Dota 2 season is here with The International right around the corner! To celebrate the hype, we are excited to include Dota 2 as the third game to use our Smart Highlights feature. Similar to LoL and CS:GO, it will automatically bookmark key in-game moments to make finding your best plays easier than ever. Continue reading Plays.tv adds Dota 2 automated highlights and Battle.net account sync

Win a Collector’s Edition of Overwatch from us!

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We’re having a blast playing Overwatch and we want to share the fun, so we’re giving away an Overwatch Collector’s Edition for PC! You can enter in just three easy steps:

  1. Follow us on Twitter, @OfficialPlaysTV  
  2. RT our contest Tweet.
  3. Reply to our tweet with a link to your awesome Plays.tv profile! If you haven’t already, register for an account here.

We will not be accepting entries from Twitter bots — however, Omnics are welcome to enter our contest. ;)

Our contest runs from  June 9th  – June 24th. We’ll be contacting the winner via Twitter.

Be sure to check our Twitter and Facebook for more exciting news and promotions!

Full rules down below:
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Plays.tv Update: Improved Stream Highlights Viewing Experience and LoL Recommendations

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At Plays.tv, we’ve always believed that gaming’s best moments deserve to be seen. We started out by making it easy to share highlights of your own gameplay, and then made it just as easy to watch and share highlights from your favorite streamers. Now we’re taking it a step further with the introduction of the new stream highlights viewing experience! Continue reading Plays.tv Update: Improved Stream Highlights Viewing Experience and LoL Recommendations

Plays.tv Update: New Plays.tv Chrome Extension lets you Instantly capture epic Twitch moments after they happen

At Plays.tv, we’ve always believed that gaming’s best moments deserve to be seen. We began by making it easy to share highlights of your own gameplay and see great clips from the gamers you care about — friends and pros alike. Now we’re making it just as easy to watch and share highlights from your favorite Twitch streamers. The end game: All the top plays from all gamers, all in one place.

We’ve updated the Plays.tv website so you can easily see stream highlights from the broadcasters you follow on Twitch, right in your feed. And with the new Plays.tv Chrome Extension, you can capture, trim and share clips from your favorite Twitch streamers while still giving them the credit as content creators. Continue reading Plays.tv Update: New Plays.tv Chrome Extension lets you Instantly capture epic Twitch moments after they happen

Plays.tv adds CS:GO Automated Highlights, timeline improvements, and more

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This is a big one — the latest update to the Plays.tv smart gameplay recorder extends our Highlights feature to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, automatically bookmarking key in-game moments on your session timeline to make finding your best plays easier than ever! Continue reading Plays.tv adds CS:GO Automated Highlights, timeline improvements, and more