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PlayStation 4 Users Have Streamed Over 20 Million Minutes of Gameplay Since Launch

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Posted on December 10, 2013 AT 08:02am

PlayStation 4 users have streamed more than 20 million minutes—38 years—of live gameplay footage via both Twitch and Ustream since the console launched on November 15, Sony Computer Entertainment has announced.

The number is made up of 800,000 broadcasts, with more than 7.1 million spectator sessions. According to Twitch, around 10 percent of all broadcasts on their platform are streamed via PlayStation 4.The top streamed games on the platform are Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, and Killzone: Shadow Fall.

“PlayStation 4 is specifically designed so people can share their gaming experiences and interest in streaming live gameplay has surpassed our wildest expectations,” president of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida said in a press statement. “We’re very excited to see gamers embrace live streaming from their PS4 system and we look forward to seeing how PlayStation gamers advance social gaming in the coming years.”

PlayStation 4′s streaming service is available to all players for free via the share button on the DualShock 4 controller. Sony recently announced that the PlayStation 4 had sold 2.1 million units worldwide since launching on November 15.

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