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!

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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

Top 5 Plays of the Week: Great Saves and Snipes Edition

Saving teammates in Overwatch and League of Legends, crazy sniper shots, and yet another wild Rocket League goal — it’s top 5 #PlaysOfTheWeek time again!

ESL Pro League: SK Gaming vs. Fnatic
Fnatic’s JW decides the #CSGO match with a ridiculous flick and then double headshot. The caster’s hysterical, falsetto laugh is for the ages. Honorable mention in the field of excellence in CSGO to mouschrisJ for this pistol 4K versus Ninjas in Pajamas. Continue reading Top 5 Plays of the Week: Great Saves and Snipes Edition

Top 5 Plays of the Week: League trolling, CSGO: The Musical, and more

Pro plays (and fails) in League of Legends, rampages in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Overwatch, and an inconceivable Rocket League goal — it’s the top 5 #PlaysOfTheWeek!

WTF 3k retake with noscope by Mrtweeday
The #CSGO AWP kill, knife, and then no-scope all benefit from a 10x multiplier thanks to Mrtweeday’s extemporaneous song/narration. ♫ And behind them, it’s the German guy ♫ Continue reading Top 5 Plays of the Week: League trolling, CSGO: The Musical, and more

Top 5 Plays of the Week: Epic moments in League, Battlefield, and Elite

League of Legends threatened to take over this week’s top 5 #PlaysOfTheWeek, but a Battlefield 4 glitch and some seat-of-the-pants flying in Elite Dangerous: Horizons wouldn’t be denied.

NA LCS Highlight: Zig’s boomerang hook maneuver by Riot Games
Bandageboy captured this amazing LCS moment, as Team Liquid’s Zig uses Nautilus’s Dredge Line to counter Poppy’s ult in #LeagueOfLegends. Continue reading Top 5 Plays of the Week: Epic moments in League, Battlefield, and Elite

Top 5 Plays of the Week: Highly unlikely edition

And in this week’s top 5 #PlaysOfTheWeek, we have an improbable passing play in Rocket League, deaths from above in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, grand theft Udyr in League of Legends, and more….

Aerial passes make the dream work by Brotherrl
Brotherrl probing the limits of credulity with a #RocketLeague give-and-go-and-give. Continue reading Top 5 Plays of the Week: Highly unlikely edition

Top 5 Plays of the Week: Rengar Jukes, Multiple Malygos Missiles, and International Law

We’ve got Rengar leaps, some Hearthstone shenanigans, and a quick lesson on international law in this Top 5 #PlaysOfTheWeek, the first to include Twitch stream highlights!

NA Rengar by Dardoch
There are good jukes in #LeagueOfLegends, and then there’s what happened here.
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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

Top 5 Plays of the Week: A True Ninja, Shots from Goal, and a 4v5 Pentakill

This week’s top 5 #PlaysOfTheWeek includes some wonky ball physics (we wouldn’t expect anything less in Rocket League), amazing team coordination in Rainbow Six: Siege, a bomb defuse for the ages in CSGO, and more!

Pentaaaaaaa by liquidpiglet
Getting a pentakill in #LeagueOfLegends is always impressive, but even more so when you’re fighting a 4v5.
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Release Notes: Plays.tv client 1/21/2016

Now you can easily see what’s going on with the games and gamers you care about. Our latest client update adds highlights from your friends, pros, and other gamers — even trending videos from the game you just played — directly into the new Plays.tv client!

And of course, your session videos are still there; just click on one from the list at the left to open up the timeline view and share your own highlights.

Other updates:

  • Easily preview your highlight reel after selecting multiple clips
  • Adjustments to highlight clip length will be remembered after restarting the client
  • Quickly access your Plays.tv Home feed from a new button on the left panel