As of this writing, a couple hundred people are collectively controlling Mario via a Twitch broadcast. And despite the inherent chaos of Twitch chat, these players are actually making progress in Super Mario Odyssey.
Twitch has taken on Pokemon, Dark Souls and even the odd indie game. So what’s next for co-operative video games through Twitch chat? The New York Stock Exchange, obviously.
With Twitch Plays Dark Souls creeping closer towards the death of the second boss, the thought of the un-coordinated mess that is Twitch Plays Anything beating something as punishing as Dark Souls is becoming more and more a possibility.