Twitch debuts on Xbox Live, lets you watch gamers play games

twitchtwitch2If you’re tired of moving your thumbs around after hours of gaming on the Xbox but still need your fix, the newly-released Twitch app may be the answer.

Debuting today for Xbox Live Gold members, one of the “most-asked for apps” has arrived to Microsoft’s console. Every month, more than 34 million people watch nearly 800,000 gamers play titles like Starcraft, League of Legends and Dota 2 on Twitch.tv, and now you can watch the top 300 live Twitch channels from your Xbox.

We’re only one week away from Microsoft’s big unveiling for the next-generation Xbox on the the company’s Redmond campus, where Microsoft is building a huge tent in preparation for the event. Twitch will be holding a live special broadcast with Microsoft’s Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) following the event next Tuesday.