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How to get and use the PS4 App

Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016 01:39PM PDT

How to get and use the PS4 App

This article explains how to get the Twitch app on your PS4.

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The PlayStation app gives you the full Twitch experience! You can watch, follow, or interact with any broadcaster or game live on Twitch. Click here to learn about broadcasting on the PS4, and click here to learn about watching broadcasts on the PS3.

With your Twitch PS4 app you can:
  • Watch live and recorded video of top games, players, and esports events
  • Full chat support with all your favorite emoticons
  • Follow channels and games you want to keep tabs on
  • Discover new PlayStation 4 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 PS4 from your PC, visit:

To get the app:
  1. On your PS4, 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 PS4
  5. You can also log in or create an account following the prompts in order to use the chat and interact with your favorite Broadcasters
Note: if you should ever encounter any technical issues with broadcasting from the PS4, please contact PlayStation Support.