You love gaming, right? Like all of it — the Let’s Plays, the commentary, the action, the reveals … the whole shebang. The problem is, there’s a lot of content on YouTube that isn’t gaming that can get in the way of your singular obsession.
Well, YouTube knows exactly where you are coming from on this. And with that mindset, they created YouTube Gaming, a new website and combination app specifically for feeding your gamer needs. According to YouTube Product Manager Alan Joyce:
Keeping up with these games and channels is now super easy, too. Add a game to your collection for quick access whenever you want to check up on the latest videos. Subscribe to a channel, and you’ll get a notification as soon as they start a live stream. Uncover new favorites with recommendations based on the games and channels you love. And when you want something specific, you can search with confidence, knowing that typing “call” will show you “Call of Duty” and not “Call Me Maybe.”
Debuting this summer in the U.S. and U.K., YouTube Gaming it’s decking out its interface and tech to make sure everything is as gamer user friendly as possible.
“On top of existing features like high frame rate streaming at 60fps, DVR, and automatically converting your stream into a YouTube video, we’re redesigning our system so that you no longer need to schedule a live event ahead of time. We’re also creating a single link you can share for all your streams.”
It all sounds good, right? Yeah, we’re excited too. Especially if this is just the beginning of splintering off YouTube genres into dedicated websites with built in app support. We can’t wait until Dutch clog dancing gets its own site.