YouTube Gaming, the specialised app and website devoted to video game streaming and extra, is being shut down by Google.
All the options of YouTube Gaming will now be integrated into common YouTube, together with livestreams, Super Chat and channel memberships.
“We’re always working to make the gaming experience on YouTube better,” mentioned the corporate in a press release supplied to VG247. “Over the previous few years we’ve centered on constructing instruments and experiences that the gaming neighborhood has been asking for.
“That’s why in 2015, we launched YouTube Gaming, a standalone app for avid gamers the place we examined new options like Game Pages for higher discoverability, Super Chat and Channel Memberships to assist followers present assist for his or her favourite creators, Dark Theme and even a brand new reside streaming platform primarily based on the gaming neighborhood’s suggestions.
“The response to those options has been so constructive that we introduced them over from the YouTube Gaming app to the primary YouTube expertise.”
YouTube’s new gaming vacation spot may be discovered at youtube.com/gaming.