How to stream your games on PS5

How to stream your games on PS5


 A few years ago, video game fans experienced releases in a different way. Especially due to the absence of social networks and streaming platforms , the most popular sites were forums where you could share and debate equally. With the proliferation of other platforms, it is common to want to share everything you play publicly and users can create their own content on Twitch or YouTube . So consoles like PS5 also have a faster way to stream games without the need for a grabber.


It is true that you can get quality broadcasts with the best video capturers . These are capable of capturing in 1080 and 4K in a very fluid way to share the most demanding video games in performance. There is no other trick. Anyone with a console connected to the Internet can stream their favorite games.


This becomes even easier on PS5 and PlayStation itself put together a guide to broadcasting on Twitch through PS5 . Below we have created a more comprehensive guide on how to stream from PS5 to Twitch or Youtube , but we recommend updating your PS5 to the latest version of the available software.


How to stream from PS5 to Twitch

Before setting up your PS5 for streaming, it is important to create an account on Twitch . So go to the Twitch website and click [Register] in the upper right corner. Then you just need to fill in a form with the username, email address, date of birth and a password.


How to link the Twitch account with the PlayStation Network account

The next step will be to link this profile to your PlayStation Network account that you use on PS5 and can be done from a mobile device or from the Twitch settings as follows. Of course, if you do it from your mobile phone you have to download the Twitch application (available for iOS and Android ) and have the session started with your account.


  1. Turn on your PS5 and go into [Settings] .
  2. Select [Users and Accounts] and then [Link with other services] .
  3. Scan the QR code with your mobile or enter the code provided at twitch.tv/activate .
  4. Confirm the linking of the accounts.

How to start streaming from PS5


The rest is as easy as pressing the [Create] button on the DualSense controller , but you will have to configure some aspects of the Twitch broadcast. You already know that on this platform, streaming is classified according to its category and description so that users can easily find the content they are looking for. Therefore, by pressing the [Create] button, select the [Broadcast] option and follow these steps to share your game on Twitch:

  1. Press the [Create] button on your controller and select [Stream] .
  2. Choose Twitch as your streaming platform.
  3. Enter a title for the broadcast and add the HD camera if available.
  4. Click [Go Live] and the broadcast will begin.
  5. To stop broadcasting, press the [Create] button on the controller again, select [Broadcast] and [Stop Broadcast] or [Pause Broadcast] if you just want to take a break.

By default, the category of the game you are playing is automatically assigned . Anyway, you can add other labels, notifications and much more from the channel settings. On Twitch you can customize your entire channel to start creating a community . It is important that they identify you with an image or a logo that you can put on your profile and complete the biography with your interests. These and other settings can also be changed through the mobile application.

While on PS5 you can improve the streaming quality in the [Capture and transmissions] option in the [System] menu, where you can adjust the resolution of the video, audio, camera or chat. When you start broadcasting, a small bar will appear at the top confirming the process, but you will not be able to see the channel's chat . To read the comments of the chat it is necessary that you have the streaming open on another device such as mobile or computer.

How to stream from PS5 to Youtube


Again, you have to have a YouTube account to create your own video game channel. There you can broadcast your games live or upload videos to share your plays and everything you can think of. Any user with a Google account can log into Youtube. You can still create a new one with an email just for this purpose. You can create a YouTube account by entering the platform and logging in at the top right. Then click on [Create account] and select [For me] or [To manage my business].

If you do not upload content, this personal account does not have a public presence on the platform . So you can create a channel by uploading a video, for example. You just have to check that the data corresponds to the name and photo of your Google account to confirm the creation of the channel. Once inside you can customize the entire profile from scratch, as well as make sections and other functions available on YouTube.

How to link YouTube account with PlayStation Network account

If you already have your YouTube account set up, you can link with PlayStation Network from the [Settings]> [Users and Accounts]> [Link with other services] menu on PS5. Here choose the YouTube platform and the PlayStation web browser will open , where you will have to log in with your email address of your channel. YouTube may ask for verification via mobile and this process can take up to 24 hours . Then you can broadcast without problems.

How to start streaming from PS5


Basically you have to follow the same steps as broadcasting on Twitch. From the [Create] button on the DualSense remote, you can start the broadcast very easily and configure some important aspects. In principle, you just have to fill in the title as a mandatory field and the category is automatically set according to the game you want to broadcast. From the […] button you can quickly access other settings that have to do with video, audio, chat or the HD camera that you can enable or disable.

  1. Press the [Create] button on your controller and select [Stream].
  2. Choose YouTube as your streaming platform.
  3. Enter a title for the broadcast and add the HD camera if available.
  4. Click [Go Live] and the broadcast will begin.
  5. To stop broadcasting, press the [Create] button on the controller again, select [Broadcast] and [Stop Broadcast] or [Pause Broadcast] if you just want to take a break.

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