When the next iteration of Ubisoft's Uplay social gaming service arrives in October, it will include a host of new features, most notably streaming video integration courtesy Twitch.

"Uplay PC 4.0 offers an array of new features in high demand among the PC community," stated Ubisoft. "The integration of Twitch, the world's leading video platform and community for gamers with more than 45 million unique visitors a month, enables members to broadcast their in-game videos and share some of their most memorable gaming achievements with friends."

Uplay PC 4.0 will also include a modified download manager designed to make automatically patching Ubisoft games as simple as possible. A newly designed social wall rounds out the update, though it's unclear how this version of the wall differs from its predecessors.

Finally, Ubisoft points out that Uplay will be available for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 when those consoles make their retail debuts. "Using one unique profile, new and existing Uplay members will be able to seamlessly access the full scope of Uplay services and features on next-generation consoles," said Ubisoft. Continue reading Uplay PC 4.0 gains Twitch streaming capabilities
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