Top 4 Games with Black Lead Characters You Can Stream Today

It is officially Black History Month 2022 and we at Lightstream wanted to do something a little bit different to celebrate. Usually, this is the month when we celebrate notable black people who’ve made an impact in the world, but this time around we wanted to highlight some of the most notable black characters in […]

Twitch IRL Streaming Explained

Twitch used to just be for gaming, but with the recent introduction of Twitch IRL Streaming, gaming is now simply one of the many thousands of topics routinely explored on the platform. So let’s take a look at this relatively new (and ragingly popular) streaming category on Twitch. To find out how you can start […]

How To Stream On Twitch: A Complete Guide 2022

Ever wondered how to stream on Twitch? This ultimate guide will walk you through everything you need to know step-by-step. At Lightstream, we love Twitch. With over 2 million daily viewers and a whopping 64% year-over-year increase, Twitch is no doubt the leading platform for live streaming. They’re home to millions of content creators across […]

The Best Webcams for Xbox in 2021

When broadcasting your Xbox gameplay to Twitch with Lightstream Studio, showing your face is essential to engaging with viewers.  It’s easy to open Lightstream in your browser and add your computer’s connected webcam, but for those who want to stream without their computer next to them and still benefit from the overlays & notifications of […]

IRL Stream Setup in Lightstream Studio

IRL streaming has exploded in popularity with the rise of creators wanting to bring streams outside of their homes for events, meetups, street musicianship, conventions, and more. Lightstream Studio’s Creator Plan makes it easy to bring your IRL stream to the next level. Create professional looking IRL streams with overlays and data driven graphics like […]

Eight Things You Can Live Stream Right Now

Live streaming is a perfect at-home activity — with very little setup, you can put good out into the world and feel more connected with others. If you’re looking to test the live streaming waters, here are some ideas to get you started, using what you already have at home:  1. Share your current at-home […]

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 […]