How To Stream Ps5 Games On Discord

Streaming games on Discord has become increasingly popular, allowing gamers to share their gaming experiences with friends and community members. With the release of the PlayStation 5 (PS5), many gamers are wondering how they can stream their gameplay on Discord. As an avid gamer and Discord user myself, I’ve explored different methods and techniques to stream PS5 games on Discord. In this article, I will guide you through the process, step by step, so you can start sharing your PS5 gaming sessions with your Discord community.

Step 1: Configure Your PS5 Settings

Before you can start streaming your PS5 games on Discord, you need to make sure your PS5 settings are properly configured.

  1. Turn on your PS5 and go to the main menu.
  2. Select “Settings” and go to “System”.
  3. Under “System”, select “Enable HDCP” and make sure it’s turned off. This will allow your PS5 to output gameplay to external devices.
  4. Next, go to “Link with Other Services” and select “Discord”.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to link your PS5 with your Discord account.

Step 2: Install the Discord App on Your PC

To stream your PS5 games on Discord, you need to have the Discord app installed on your PC.

  1. Go to the official Discord website and download the app for your operating system.
  2. Once the download is complete, open the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to install Discord on your PC.
  3. After the installation is finished, launch Discord and sign in to your account.

Step 3: Set Up Your Streaming Software

Now that you have Discord installed on your PC, you need to set up a streaming software to capture and broadcast your PS5 gameplay.

  1. There are several streaming software options available, such as OBS Studio, Streamlabs OBS, or XSplit. Choose the one that suits your needs and download it from their official website.
  2. Once the streaming software is installed, open it and create a new scene for your PS5 gameplay.
  3. Within the scene, add a new source and select “Display Capture” or “Game Capture” (depending on the software you’re using).
  4. Configure the settings for the capture source to capture the gameplay from your PS5.

Step 4: Start Streaming on Discord

Now that everything is set up, it’s time to start streaming your PS5 games on Discord.

  1. Launch the streaming software and make sure your PS5 is connected to your PC via HDMI.
  2. Open Discord on your PC and join a voice channel in your desired server where you want to stream your gameplay.
  3. In Discord, click on the “Settings” icon next to your name and go to the “Voice & Video” tab.
  4. Under “Video Settings”, select the streaming software as your camera input.
  5. Go back to the voice channel and click on the “Go Live” button at the bottom left corner of the Discord app.
  6. In the Go Live menu, select the streaming software as your “Application Window” or “Screen”.
  7. Choose the scene you created for your PS5 gameplay and click on “Go Live”.

Congratulations! You have successfully started streaming your PS5 games on Discord. Now, your friends and community members can watch and interact with your gameplay in real time.


Streaming PS5 games on Discord allows you to connect with your friends and community on a whole new level. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily configure your PS5 settings, install the Discord app, set up a streaming software, and start streaming your gameplay on Discord. Enjoy sharing your gaming adventures and have fun connecting with your fellow gamers!