Achievements Detailed for Twitch on Xbox One

While Xbox One owners won’t be able to stream from their consoles until 2014, they’ll still be able to view content from Twitch on the platform on day one. To encourage gamers to do this on the Xbox One and not, say, the PS4 or PC, Microsoft has added multiple achievements that can be earned only on the console:

  • Watch one hour of live video on Twitch to become a Newcomer
  • Watch 10 hours of live video on Twitch for Competitive
  • Watch 100 hours of live video on Twitch for Best Viewer
  • Watch one hour of live video on Twitch channels that have less than 10 viewers to be the Hipster
  • Watch 10 hours of live video on Twitch channels that have less than 10 viewers and become the Talent Scout
  • Max Bandwidth is received by watching a single channel on Twitch for more than eight hours consecutively
  • Around The Clock is exactly that, just watch at least one minute of live video on Twitch in each hour of a full day
  • Prime Time, simply: watch a total of 10 hours of live video on Twitch between peak viewing hours from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., on a weekday

So all you have to do is watch our channel during one of our 2 am streams of LocoCycle that nobody will watch and you too can be the hipster. With Xbox One, sitting on your couch completely immobilized is now an achievement. What an age we live in.

On the subject of actually being able to stream from the console, Microsoft stated that “We know the ability to instantly broadcast gameplay is something the gaming community is excited about, and we are too. We are working to ensure the initial Twitch on Xbox One broadcasting experience meets the expectations of the Twitch community, so while this feature won’t be available right away, we’ll let you know as soon as it is ready. Our goal is to deliver it during the first part of 2014.”