The free racing game “Asphalt 8: Airborne” became the first game to the iOS (iPhone and iPad) to allow the transmission of matches the game live on the internet for others to watch. Produced by Gameloft, the game uses the Twitch service, one of the most popular of the genre, for transmission.
In the case of the racing game, the system still uses the front camera and microphone devices to capture and present the face and voice user during transmission.
An update of the game that will be launched by the end of this week will enable the transmission of live video of the game.
Games broadcast matches live on the internet is very popular on PCs and next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, received this function. So, anyone anywhere can watch videos of other people playing their favorite titles or releases.
Unlike what happens in these platforms, however, the transmission matches the Twitch games depend solely on the game or application has this feature. Thus, only depends on the developers to put the function in your game.
For now there is no provision for other systems such as Windows Phone or Android receiving the function of transmitting live video over the Internet.