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The first Twitch mobile streaming game is Asphalt 8: Airborne

Stream your voice and image using your iOS device's microphone and front-facing camera.

Twitch has announced the first title to use its mobile video game streaming tech is Gameloft's Asphalt 8: Airborne for iOS.

Asphalt 8 is a mobile arcade racing game where players race against the AI or real world players while doing stunts. It's had more than 48m installs.

The Twitch mobile integration lets you stream your voice and image using your iOS device's microphone and front-facing camera, and monitor chat from people viewing your stream. You can then archive your streams and share them.

Twitch marketing boss Matthew DiPietro said: "Live broadcasting represents one of the most important shifts in the way people play games.

"Twitch has quickly found a home on consoles, so by partnering with Gameloft to launch the first streaming-enabled mobile game brings us one step closer to being everywhere that gamers are. Also, being integrated into Asphalt 8: Airborne, one of the highest rated mobile games, should ensure it resonates with our community."

Twitch functionality is currently optimised for iPhone 5S, iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display, and will be live as part of the game's third update. A 24-hour live stream event of the game will be held this week, and you can watch it in the video below.

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