Discord at this time introduced it’s premiering its personal inner livestreaming characteristic, appropriately titled Go Stay. It’s basically a really small video stream the place a number of buddies can remark in your gameplay — however it seems like a enjoyable different to different livestreaming companies.
Go Stay lets Discord customers broadcast their gameplay over a voice chat channel in a server. As much as 10 individuals within the chat room can watch you play.
This replace provides a sport bar to the underside of your server’s room listing. It reveals what sport you’re presently enjoying and the Go Stay button. When you go stay, your gameplay is broadcast to everybody who’s in the identical voice chat channel as you might be. It’s nothing fancy — simply gameplay, with no additional adornments, and viewers can cease watching the stream any time they need (presumably with out exiting the voice chat itself).
It seems to be prefer it’s considerably akin to Steam’s livestreaming capabilities: restricted, however with a really particular consumer in thoughts. It additionally seems like a really chill approach to get pleasure from a sport with a few buddies. If Twitch and Mixer streams are like your personal TV present, then Discord‘s Go Stay is like sitting on a sofa with a number of buddies, watching YouTube movies collectively. Contemplating Discord’s develop into the platform of selection on which gamer buddies can congregate, it’s good to have an in-house characteristic that helps small game-watching gatherings.
In keeping with Discord, Go Stay is a low-latency stream. When you have a subscription to Discord‘s premium choices, Nitro or Nitro Basic, you’ll have extra stream decision choices. Nitro Basic customers can stream as much as 1080p, whereas Nitro customers will be capable to stream in 4k and 60 fps. That’s good, although I can’t think about I’d be keen to pay additional only for the privilege of wowing the 2 buddies watching me play Stardew Valley.
Discord shall be rolling the characteristic out subsequent week.