YouTube Gaming Finally Comes To India

YouTube makes Indian gamers happy, launches YouTube’s Gaming channel in India. 

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Youtube Gaming. (Photo Courtesy: <a href="https://youtube.googleblog.com/">Youtube Blog</a>)

On 10 March 2016, YouTube’s official blog announced the launch of YouTube’s Gaming channel.

The rollout has already happened in the West and the channel will be available in India a month’s time.

In 2015 YouTube released an app and website designed to connect gamers with each other, and with the creators and content they love.

YouTube Gaming finally comes to India. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
YouTube Gaming finally comes to India. (Photo: The Quint)
Snapshot

Key Features of YouTube Gaming

  • Homepage navigation: Say goodbye to the sidebars! You get a simplified homepage to make it easier to find what you’re looking for.
  • Game and channel browsing: There are pages for users to manage games and channels.
  • Dedicated live destination: You’ll find a new “Live” tab on the homepage that brings together top streams, top games, and streams from channels you’re subscribed to.
  • Android live playback: Android live stream player joins iOS and the HTML5 desktop player with an upgrade to support quality switching, 60fps playback, and DVR mode.
  • Pop-out player: On Android, you can now pop out the YouTube Gaming player to keep it visible above other apps on your device.

They have also enabled Mobile Capture, for gamers to record and live stream mobile gameplay on-the-go directly from Android devices.

The YouTube Gaming mobile app is available on iOS and Android in India.

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