Category Archives: Announcements

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

The latest Plays.tv recorder makes highlight reel creation ridiculously easy

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Introducing Stitch, the super easy way to make a highlight reel of your great moments with the Plays.tv recorder.

Just hit CTRL+F2 while playing to “pin” standout moments to your session video timeline. When your game’s over, select multiple pins in the Gallery view and join them together into a single video! Continue reading The latest Plays.tv recorder makes highlight reel creation ridiculously easy