People love to stay in touch. Whether that’s chatting to friends and family on video calls, messaging on WhatsApp or touching base while working remotely with Microsoft Teams or Slack. Gamers are no different. In the early days, gamers would get use of text chat services like X-Fire or VOIP servers like Mumble, TeamSpeak or Ventrilo. Things have come a long way since then though and both technology and demands have changed. Continue reading
For being able to use these features, one must be clear about the functioning of the app. To learn how Discord works and how you can use it to play games and watch movies with your friends, go through the article given below.
How does it work?
To know-how the working of Discord, you must be clear about the meaning of the word servers. In Discord, you can create up your chat room and by inviting other people to join through a server or say a particular link.
When you invite the other people over a server, they will get a particular link with the guidance of which they can join your room. When once you are joined now you can chat, video call, play games, etc. as you wish to with the other person.
The server can additional be divided into several channels related to specific topics for conversation. For privacy, you can always make your private channel on the server so that the people or friends that you want can simply join into it.
For specific people and Friends to enter your set up room, you have to invite them personally through the server. You have the option of getting your server public or private. As recommended by the name in a public server, anyone can join the room. In a private server, only those people will be ready to join, who will be invited specially to join.
Playing Games on Discord
For sharing your gaming experience over Discord initially with your friends, you have to be on a server and a voice chat room. After joining the room now, you can start the game. It will be recognized automatically by the server, and the option to ‘Go Live’ will appear on the screen.
Once you decide Go Live, then everything you need to do is set up the name of the game and the channel. You can use also use the Discord Streaming Mode to seamlessly protect (hide) your personal information and integrate it with Twitch.
Now those who will want to watch it can see the broadcast and join in. Now when playing games in the chat room, you can talk to your friends in real-time. You can broadcast your game to the number of users at the same time, and they can further share their gaming with you within the same platform.
Watching Movies Together
First of all, you need to connect your twitch stream or video to the Discord account. You can do this from settings and switching to the connection’s category.
You can also connect with the streaming mode by choosing the program you want to stream within the Game Activity option. The list will display all the active programs and, you can pick any including a movie, internet browser, or YouTube streaming. You can share your screen with the help of ‘go live’ and start the live streaming of your screen.
The Bottom Line
And there you go. Now you have got a way to play games, watch movies, and share other things with your friends on Discord. Expectedly, this will help you get through the current outbreak, and any in the future. Good luck!
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With the increasing number of internet users, the daily users of this app are also increasing quickly. With its latest added features of live streaming and going live, it is ranking itself between the most popular apps, such as Skype we all know. To take benefit of all the features and enjoy using Discord, you need to understand how it works and what it is. Continue reading
For streaming live on Discord, Discord’s windows desktop is the only feasible system for going live. But first your game should be recognised by the built in game detection system. Once it is recognised, the Go Live tab will appear on the bottom left of your screen. Continue reading