The elimination of YouTube Gaming
is a smart move, since it brings all YouTube's broadcasters and viewers back to its main site.
According to YouTube, the majority of users still utilised the main app to watch gaming videos and saw YouTube Gaming
as redundant or purposeless.
When streamers leave the info section below their videos blank, Twitch compensates for this and writes the message "It's empty in here." YouTube Gaming
does not provide any message if the streamer neglects to provide information (sending the user on a wild goose chase as they search for clues).
But even if YouTube Gaming
doesn't slay its Amazonian foe, a bit of competition can only be a good thing, because in the long run, both platforms will be forced to up their game.
The event wasn't open to all however, and was limited to players who have a fan following of at least 1,000 people on platforms such as YouTube Gaming
, Twitch, Facebook Live, Smashcast TV, Mixer, Cube TV, Nimo TV, etc.
Google recently discussed the popularity of YouTube Gaming
, a video service dedicated to delivering gaming content.
It really reminded me of Blackadder or Red Dwarf, where people sit down and say, 'Let's put somebody in this situation and find the comedy in that.' "It's nice to be doing something like that," adds Buckley, who's also narrated E4's Little Box Of Horrors and set up Completed It Mate, a successful YouTube gaming
The event, which was held from July 21 to 23 at Sharaf DG, Times Square Center in Dubai, hosted seasoned gamers from the region's most prominent YouTube gaming
channels: Mohamed from MultiGamers, Alaa from DvLZStaTioN, Mohamed from MxR, and Adel from ExtravaGaming.