REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — November 3, 2016 — Plays.tv, the leading platform to watch and share gameplay videos, today launched its Automated Highlights integration with Blizzard’s Overwatch to give players full match replays and an easy to way to share videos for bragging rights. Along with match replays, every elimination, multi-kill, death, resurrection and Play of The Game in Overwatch will automatically be captured and tagged, appearing on an Annotated Timeline to make it simple for players to find those moments and share them. Plays.tv’s community of 12 million monthly users have already posted nearly 200,000 Overwatch videos and the new integration will make it even easier for them to capture, edit and share more.
Plays.tv’s Overwatch integration enables players to:
Watch full match replays to learn from their mistakes and improve their performance
View their highlights on an annotated timeline which automatically marks their: eliminations, deaths, resurrections, and Play of the Game
Share any of the highlights to Plays.tv, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and more
Search through Plays.tv’s huge library of Overwatch videos and sort by match, skill/rank of the player, heroes, eliminations/deaths and more for easy discovery
Find and follow users and videos based on skill, rank, hero played, and more
“With this Plays.tv integration, Overwatch players now get an easy to use replay system and a simple way to find the best moments from their games and share them” said Dennis Fong, founder and CEO of Plays.tv. “With thousands of Overwatch clips shared daily on Plays.tv, fans will find a near endless amount of entertaining, high-skilled clips for their favorite heroes.”
Just like popular social media platforms, Plays.tv allows players to seamlessly share their best moments through its intuitive interface and easily embeddable video clip-sharing functionality. Plays.tv makes sharing personal gaming highlights easy. With voice and webcam integration, friend list and unique game auto-tagging integration, customizable recording settings and a simple but powerful visual timeline editor.
“Our coaches and players use Plays.tv almost every single day” said Andy Dinh, owner of pro esports group Team SoloMid. “It’s been an indispensable, self-learning tool for our League of Legends team, and I have no doubt it’ll be incredibly valuable to Overwatch players as well.”
More than 12 million gamers already use Plays.tv monthly, from professional esports stars to casual gamers. The rapidly growing community is diverse both geographically and in terms of game tastes; videos from more than 3,400 different games have been posted by users from more than 200 countries worldwide. Plays.tv also boasts a high volume of content creators on the platform, with over 30% of users actively contributing video content on a daily basis.
Additional games featuring the Plays.tv Automated Highlights functionality include League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League and Dota 2, with more game integrations planned for the near future.