The best video streaming site YouTube is planning to increase their viewership with the help of new gaming site. YouTube gaming site is a new site i.e. specially designed for live streaming games. Earlier YouTube announced about Google’s YouTube Gaming site is set to launch today in the countries of US and UK to take on Amazon’s Twitch. YouTube Gaming service will be available on the Web as well as through mobile apps on both iOS and Android. Earlier Google had tried to buy Amazon’s Twitch but lost out.
YouTube’s Gaming Service Features :
Most of the features are like amazon’s Twitch. You can check out the YouTube’s Gaming site features below.
1. Over 25,000 games will each have their own page.
2. It allows people to set up livestreams while they play.
3. YouTube features 60fps live streaming.
YouTube is already a big destination for gaming videos. Many more gamers like Felix Kjellberg, known as PewDiePie who earned $ 7.3 million from letting people watching his video games.
Ryan Wyatt (YouTube’s Gaming Head) about YouTube Gaming
In an interview with BBC Ryan Wyatt told like this
“We wanted to create a one-stop shop for all gaming content,”
“We have amazing gamers that don’t live stream yet. Now they have that opportunity.”
“We’re not treating gaming any differently on YouTube. The app is a lens for gaming content, the key thing is discoverability,”
“We created a live platform that will benefit all of YouTube,” he said. “I can picture sports, beauty tutorials, live cooking streams.”
YouTube Gaming service presently available in the US and UK. Google is planning to release YouTube Gaming site in other countries also, but there is no official confirmation about the release date of YouTube Gaming site in other countries.