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 […]

Browser Screenshare joins the Gamer project!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtZmowcymCc Today we’re excited to announce we’ve added the Screenshare layer to our Gamer projects! A lot of you may be wondering: “Does this mean we can stream computer games in the Gamer project?” Unfortunately not just yet as that’s not what that layer type is meant for, but computer game capture is on our […]

A Webcam Positioning Guide for Xbox Broadcasting

Webcams on Xbox Streams Whenever you’re broadcasting to sites like Twitch, using a webcam to bring yourself on-stream is one of the best ways to connect with your audience. The Xbox One and Series S|X both accept most major USB webcams – simply plug one into an Xbox USB port and you’re good to go! […]

Stream without a capture card: How to setup Lightstream with the Twitch Xbox App

Creating a great looking stream as a console content creator shouldn’t require a high end gaming PC or capture card, but you will need a basic computer or laptop for initial setup. With our Lightstream Gamer Project, you can do all the things that pro streamers do to increase audience engagement like add text, branded […]