PUBG – How to Stream to Twitch

A guide to help you start streaming to Twitch.

The Gear You Will Need

  • PC: If your PC can run PUBG then it can probably stream to twitch.
  • Microphone: The best microphone for starters is The Blue Snowball Ice. 
  • Monitors: You will want 2 monitors if you’re going to stream.
  • OBS: Get it here. Click the icon for the OS you have and then click “Download Installer” and run the installer.

Internet Speed

Test your Internet here. Open that link and once it loads press the begin test button. Once it is done look at your upload speed. If it 10 Mbps or greater then you can stream. If it is lower than that you cannot stream.

Setting Up OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)

Get your Stream Key

First go to If you’re logged in click on the little drop down arrow, and click on dashboard. If you’re not logged in then log in, and if you don’t have an account then create an account. Once you’re at the click on settings. Once the settings page loads click on the grey text that says stream key. Then press the purple button that says “Show Key”. A little pop up should come up saying not to share your stream key. Click that purple “I understand” button, and then copy the text under “Stream Key”. It should look something like live_111111111_AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

Once you’ve copied your stream key then great! Start OBS, and then click on the “Settings” button. A little settings window should come up. Click the button that says “Stream” with the globe next to it. Set the Stream type to “Streaming Services”, set the service to “Twitch”, set the Server to the one closest to you, and then paste your key into the “Stream Key” Box.

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

The Output Tab

In the settings window click the output button below stream. Set the output mode to “Advanced”, Set the encoder “x264”, set the rate control to “CBR”, set the bitrate to 2000, and then set the preset to “High Preformence”

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

The Video Tab

In the settings window click the video button below below audio. Set the base resolution to the resolution of your monitor, set the outputed resolution to “1280×720”, set the downscale filter to “Bilinear”, and then set the FPS to 60.

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

Setting up the the game source

Once you’re done changing the settings. Click the apply button and then click the ok button. To add the game window. Drag OBS over to your second monitor then start up PUBG and then click the “+” button below “Sources”, after that click the “Game capture” Button

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

Set the mode to “Capture specific window”, and set the Window to “[TslGame.exe]: PLAYERUNKOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS”.

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

Setting up the webcam

Click the “+” button, and then click “Video capture device”. Set the device to your webcam and then click “OK”. Drag the webcam around to the position you would like and then scale the webcam to the size you would like.

Setting Up StreamLabs

Logging in

Go to and then click the “Login” button. A tab should apear asking you for authorization and then click the “Authorize” button.

Setting up the Alertbox

Once your dashboard loads click the “ALERTBOX” button under “Widgets”. Mess around until you have what you want. Once you have what you want click the “Click to show widget URL” button, and then copy that link.

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

Adding the Alertbox to OBS

Open OBS again, and then add a BrowserSource (You should know how to do that by now). Set the URL to the URL of your alertbox, and then click the ok button. Drag the alertbox to where you want it to be and then scale it.

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

And to Finish Off

Setting up Chat

Go back to twitch, click the little drop down arrow, click “channel”, click the little gear on your chat, and the click pop-out. Then scale that window and OBS like mine on your second monitor. (Of course mine is more complex than yours).

PUBG - How to Stream to Twitch

And you’re done!

Start up PUBG if you don’t already have it open, and then click that start streaming button, and you’re done!

Volodymyr Azimoff
About Volodymyr Azimoff 13616 Articles
I love games and I live games. Video games are my passion, my hobby and my job. My experience with games started back in 1994 with the Metal Mutant game on ZX Spectrum computer. And since then, I’ve been playing on anything from consoles, to mobile devices. My first official job in the game industry started back in 2005, and I'm still doing what I love to do.

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