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How to get and use the PS3 App

Last Updated: May 05, 2016 09:03AM PDT

How to get and use the PS3 App

This article explains how to get the Twitch app on your PS3 and how to log in to your Twitch account.

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The new PlayStation app gives you the full Twitch experience. You can watch, follow, or interact with any broadcaster or game live on Twitch. Available now for PS3 and PS4; Vita is coming soon. Click here to learn about the app on the PS4.

With your Twitch PS3 app you can:
  • Watch live and recorded video of top games, players, and esports events
  • Follow channels and games you want to keep tabs on
  • Discover new PlayStation 3 Broadcasters through a featured section, as well as a variety of streamers across the platform (to see all the awesome games that are broadcasting live on PS3 from your PC, visit: twitch.tv/directory/all/ps3)



To get the app:
  1. On your PS3, go to the PlayStation Store
  2. Use the Search function at the top of the screen and type in “Twitch”
  3. Select the app and click Download
  4. Once the app has downloaded, you can watch Twitch streams on your PS3
     
To log in to your Twitch account on the PS3 app
(note: you will need access to a mobile device or computer to complete this process)
  1. Open the app and select Log In from the list of options on the left hand side.
  2. A new screen will appear prompting you to go to http://twitch.tv/activate and enter the six digit code displayed on the PS3 screen.
  3. Once you have successfully activated your account you will see this message: "You've Done It". Underneath this message is a button to Connect Twitter. If you wish to send out automated tweets whenever you go live on Twitch, click this button to activate.
  4. Your PS3 screen will now be logged into your Twitch account!
     
Note: if you should ever encounter any technical issues while using the Twitch app on the PS3, please contact PlayStation Support.