announced today that it would be integrating its popular web broadcasting service with Mojang's Minecraft
In a presentation at Florida's MineCon
, the video livestreaming website -- which serves as an increasingly popular destination for competitive game streaming and which will feature on next-gen consoles -- said that it would be bringing broadcasting functionality to PC and Mac versions of Minecraft
. The integration will allow players to stream directly to their Twitch channels through the game.
has struck a very powerful chord with the Twitch community," said Twitch's VP of marketing, Matthew DiPietro, in conjunction with the announcement. "Expect a watershed moment for both players and spectators once the ability to easily broadcast [Minecraft
]'s gameplay directly to Twitch goes live."
No specific date was provided, but a statement from Twitch indicated the feature would be live "soon."