Release Notes 12/14/2016 – Follow Games and Champions

Turn your feed into what you want

Personalize your feed with your favorite game stuff

  • You can follow your favorite games like Overwatch, LoL…or Duck Game (yup, we’ve got that one too).
  • Need more mushrooms? Follow your favorite champs like Teemo. Armed and ready.

Improvements:

  • Because You Played: Playing your favorite games will now bring you even more awesome content directly to your feed. This includes new recommendations for heroes and champions you play.

Bug Fix Highlights:

  • Support for pins integration for the League of Legends Beta client.
  • Auto update: The latest version of the Plays.tv client is available. “Just click here to restart Plays.tv to upgrade.”

Known Issues:

  • Overwatch integration and automated bookmarks are currently not working since Overwatch patch on 12/13/2016. We are currently investigating this issue.

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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Got SKILL? Upload your RANKED League of Legends plays and WIN PRIZES!

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Do you have what it takes to win some awesome League of Legends prizes? Show us your best ranked plays for your chance to win some amazing swag!

From Friday, September 30th 2016   Friday, October 14th 2016, submit your ranked League of Legends plays by using #BestInTheRift. You MUST include #BestInTheRift in your description. We will not be counting entries who put #BestInTheRift in the comment section.

We’ll pick the top 3 from each group.

Here’s what you could win:

Your Rank
Challenger/Master/Diamond/Platinum Gold/Silver/Bronze
1st $50 RP + Championship Riven $25 RP +  Arcade Hecarim
2nd $25 RP + Firecracker Jinx $25 RP
3rd $25 RP $10 RP

 

We’ll be announcing the winners on Friday, October 21st 2016 and will be contacting them via email. Make sure the email you used to register for Plays.tv is up-to-date.

Want to make sure your video is seen by our team? Share your video to twitter and tag us @OfficialPlaysTV and we’ll see it immediately!

We’re excited to see what spectacular plays you have to share with us. Good luck, Summoners!

Want to see all the submissions so far? Check out #BestInTheRift for all entries!

Pro Plays: Q&A with melty eSport Club’s DeGuN

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Being a professional Overwatch player isn’t easy — it’s hours upon hours of practice and review. DeGuN, one of the support players for French team melty eSports Club, is no stranger to a strict training regiment. His hard work and dedication can be seen in many of his videos here on Plays.tv.

However, just because you’re working hard doesn’t mean you can’t have fun!

We sat down with DeGuN to find out more about him and his day-to-day as a professional Overwatch player.

Continue reading Pro Plays: Q&A with melty eSport Club’s DeGuN

Introducing Protatomonster League of Legends

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On Plays.tv, you can find videos of the most calculated ganks, the most hilarious fails, and the nearly impossible 1v5 Pentakills. The Protatomonster duo, Brandon “Brandon Lee” Wilks and Parviz “PROTATOMONSTER” Soleymani, are known for turning these extraordinary plays into epic Top 5 videos.

We are happy to announce that the duo will be bringing their League of Legends Top 5 plays here to Plays.tv!  Summoners, you can now submit your incredible League of Legends plays to them by using #Protatomonster.


 

The Protatomonster League of Legends channel is the latest addition to the Protatomonster line-up here on Plays.tv. They also run an Overwatch channel which features Top 5 plays and Top fails.

We had a chance to ask the Protatomonster duo a few questions:

Continue reading Introducing Protatomonster League of Legends

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