Lightstream powers advanced Xbox broadcasting with new experimental integration into the Twitch Xbox App

Today, Lightstream is excited to announce that we’re testing a new integration to stream your Xbox One gameplay through the cloud to Twitch with no expensive hardware, complicated software, or high-end streaming PC required! How to stream your Xbox One without a capture card: 01 Login to Lightstream Studio with Twitch in any non-mobile browser […]

Lightstream Acquires StreamJar and Launches Rainmaker to Bring Live Streaming Sponsorships to the Masses

Micro-sponsorships on the Rainmaker platform will give brands access to creators with highly-engaged audiences of any size, empowering the 99% of live streamers who have not previously had access to sponsorships.   CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 – Lightstream, an innovator in cloud-native live streaming technology, is announcing the launch of Rainmaker (rainmaker.gg), a data-driven service […]

What live streaming destinations should I use (for non gamers)?

One of the early decisions you’ll need to make as a streamer is choosing the best live streaming destination for your content. There’s a long list of streaming platforms, each offering different strengths — from audience size to customizability to special features — so it’s important to consider your goals and what best help you […]

Breaking down Ninja’s debut Mixer stream

**Updated at 5pm PT** Jump directly to the updated comparison. Ninja shocked the gaming world yesterday when he announced he’s leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer, Microsoft’s live streaming platform. As one of the largest streamers on the largest gaming live streaming site, many see it as a pretty big shake up and an opportunity […]

Gamers for Giving: Charity Stream Tools & Resources

This article mentions Lightstream Prism Prism is no longer available, but its multiplayer streaming features are now included in Lightstream Studio. Lean how| Launch Lightstream Studio Being stuck in the hospital, especially as a child, can be a scary and stressful experience. Being able to relax and do something you enjoy does wonders to take […]

The growth and role of streaming in esports

In a way, Lightstream’s roots are in esports. While we created our software to help stream all types of gameplay, from competitive to casual, there’s no denying the effect esports has had on our company. My co-founders, Stu and Aaron, both spent time at GotFrag/Major League Gaming (MLG) and World Cyber Games in the early […]

Running a Charity Stream with Lightstream

This article mentions Lightstream Prism Prism is no longer available, but its multiplayer streaming features are now included in Lightstream Studio. Lean how| Launch Lightstream Studio Over the years, through Extra Life, Gamers for Giving, and similar events, streamers have demonstrated the ability to raise millions of dollars for charities through marathons and viewer donations. We’re […]