Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game on Twitch for one hour and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. We took last weekend off from streaming because I was all kinds of sick with a cold. But I'm almost over the cold, so this week I'm back, baby!
Saturday 11/22 at at 8pm Central (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific), we played not one, but two games! To start with, we knocked some balls around in Pinball FX2. See the recently released South Park tables in action, plus several more! After that, we played an hour of Grand Theft Auto V's campaign.
We gave out Pinball FX2 "South Park Pinball" codes for Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Steam to many of the readers who participated in the stream! It was a lot of fun, and you can catch up on the whole thing by watching the archived videos embedded in this post.
Watch live video from EastXTwitch on Twitch Pinball FX2 stream
Watch live video from EastXTwitch on Twitch Grand Theft Auto V stream
Pinball FX 2
Pinball FX2 is less an individual game and more a pinball game platform. The Xbox One game itself comes with one table for free. Players can purchase a huge variety of additional tables and table packs. These tables are all original creations from Zen Studios, not adaptations of real-life pinball machines. They vary in subject matter from original themes to licensed properties such as Marvel Superheroes and Star Wars.
The latest table pack, "South Park Pinball" includes two tables: "Super Sweet Pinball" and "Butters' Very Own Pinball Game." We'll play these kick-@$$ tables (and several more) tonight to help you decide which tables your collection needs.
- South Park Pinball (Pinball FX2) – Xbox One – 104 MB – $4.99 – Xbox Link
Grand Theft Auto V
The final AAA Xbox One release of the year certainly deserves some Twitch loving from us, so that's what we're going to do! I'll dip into the beginning of the GTA V campaign and check out the Xbox One version's newly enhanced graphics and features.
Stay tuned in the next week or so for our full review courtesy of Mobile Nations' own Richard Devine.
We'll be streaming Pinball FX2 for one hour and Grand Theft Auto V for at least another hour, starting at 8pm Central (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific). During that time, we'll be giving out a total of 10 "South Park Pinball" codes:
- 3 for Xbox One
- 3 for Playstation 4 (US)
- 2 for Playstation 4 (Europe)
- 5 for Steam (to be given out during the Grand Theft Auto portion of the stream)
To enter, just follow me at Twitch.tv/Eastxtwitch and tune in during the stream. You can watch the stream right here in this post, but you need to actually participate in the stream chat to have a chance at winning. We'll deliver codes to the winners via Twitch message (PM) during the stream. No code begging!
What's the best way to experience Twitch? If you don't have a PC, you can get the Xbox One or Xbox 360 Twitch app and watch from the comfort of your couch. Or grab the unofficial app Livegaming for Windows Phone. It has plenty of great features, including the ability to chat along with your fellow viewers. Unfortunately you'll have to add our channel to your favorites from the Twitch website, outside of the app.
I'll be available for a few minutes before and after the stream if you have any questions or just want to say hi. If you enjoy the stream, I'd love for you to tune in to future streams. For now, we'll do one every weekend, with a few non-contest streams throughout the week.
Want to know what's next for Windows Central's weekly Twitch streaming contests? Here's the schedule for the rest of the month:
- Tuesday, November 25: Kalimba from Press Play
- Wednesday, November 26: Pier Solar from Watermelon
- Saturday, November 29: Outlast from Red Barrels Games
Mark your calendar and tune in those days for your chance to win each game on Xbox One (and sometimes other platforms)!
Come back here after the show to see the list of winners.