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PS4 will not allow YouTube video sharing at launch

The PlayStation 4 will not allow users to share videos via YouTube or copy recorded gameplay to other devices at launch, according to a FAQ posted today on the PlayStation Blog.

According to the post, PS4 owners will only be able to share videos at launch by using the DualShock 4 controller's share button. This will allow uploads to Facebook, or gameplay streaming on channels such as Ustream or Twitch. These streams will not automatically be archived, however.

"Users can archive their livestreams on Twitch by presetting via PC," the post reads. "Please follow PlayStation.Blog and for news regarding PS4's video services following launch."

The FAQ also adds that the system's share feature will be "supported by a future system update."

The PlayStation 4 automatically captures up to 15 minutes of gameplay footage. The FAQ warns that users may not be able to record certain in-game areas, as decided by the developer. Those wishing to record or stream gameplay will not need a PlayStation Plus subscription.

Sony's next-gen console launches Nov. 15 in North America and Nov. 29 in Europe.

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