Niconico streaming coming to Japanese PS4s this spring
posted on 02.14.14 at 12:46 AM EDT by (@casudaniele)
Japanese PlayStation 4 owners get a third streaming option.

Niconico Streaming on PlayStation 4

In addition to Twitch and Ustream, Niconico live stream support is coming to Japanese PlayStation 4s this spring, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia announced.

Niconico requires a premium membership to create live broadcasts. PlayStation 4 users, including those new to the Niconico Live Broadcast service, will be get a one-month free premium trial period to broadcast gameplay.

The Niwango-run video sharing website is known for displaying its user comments directly on top of the video. This will also be the case on PlayStation 4.

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  • Kougeru

    You can disable the comments, for those who don’t know. It’s a great site if you like Japanese stuff but the quality is rather poor in terms of bitrate and resolution.

    • blank059

      Why is the video quality usually horrible on the site?

  • Elvick

    That makes perfect sense.

    Wonder if we’ll ever be able to stream to YouTube.

    • artemisthemp

      Didn’t Sony say that, it would be possible, but not ad launch?

      • Elvick

        I don’t know.

  • 武神水樹

    Can’t stand all that text

    • Paul Rodriguez

      you can turn it off