Best answer: Nope! PlayStation Plus is not necessary for streaming to Twitch. However, if you are considering streaming multiplayer games with your friends or playing games online with stream viewers, then you would want to pick up a Plus subscription. It is not needed for solo games.

Streaming from your PS4 to Twitch

Streaming gameplay to Twitch has been made simple. There is no need for PlayStation Plus unless you are looking to play with friends and viewers in online games. To start streaming on your PlayStation 4:

  1. Press the Share button on your controller.
  2. Then select Broadcast Gameplay.
  3. A menu will pop up giving you the option of where you’d like to stream to: Twitch or Ustream.
  4. Just connect your PlayStation and Twitch accounts and you are good to go!

Connect with your viewers

When you decide to stream on your PS4, you can also connect a PlayStation camera if you’d like to…

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