YouTube Gaming app shuts down May 30

YouTube’s Gaming app is on its way out. 

Manuel Romano/Corbis

It’s game over for the YouTube Gaming app. By the end of May, the app will be shut down permanently.

YouTube Gaming app will retire on May 30, according to an updated Google blog post. The company made public its plans to shut down the app in September 2018 as part of a revamp of its gaming hub. YouTube released its gaming app in June 2015 to go up against Twitch, the leading livestreaming platform for video games.

The Google-owned video giant says the reason for retiring the app is to “build a stronger home for the gaming community that thrives on YouTube, not just the YouTube Gaming app.”

YouTube says more than 200 million people use its main app to view video game content. It suggests that those who used the app merge their gaming and YouTube subscriptions via the YouTube Gaming app before it ceases to function.

YouTube didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Now playing:
Watch this:

Alienware redesigns its thin gaming laptops and offers…


Source link

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join our monthly newsletter and never miss out on new stories and promotions.
Techhnews will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at We will treat your information with respect.

%d bloggers like this: