YouTube To Launch YouTube Gaming, A Livestreaming App For Games


This Summer, Google are launching YouTube Gaming, an app and website that will focus on live-streaming gameplay.


YouTube Gaming will give more than 25,000 games their own dedicated webpage, and each page will feature videos and livestreams pertaining to that title. Viewers will also be able to subscribe to channels from game publishers and YouTube content creators, and will be provided with recommendations.


In addition to being able to stream gameplay at 60fps, YouTube Gaming will also provide a function that automatically converts your livestreams to a YouTube video.


YouTube Gaming will launch sometime this Summer in the U.S. and U.K. A specific release date has not yet been announced.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.