Youtube’s Mobile Gaming App is Now Available in Canada

Following the move last summer that introduced an app and website designed to connect gamers with each other in the U.S, Youtube announced earlier this month that they are now expanding.

de945e89a4f2ad3a31df2a99a933661bThe YouTube Gaming mobile app is now available on iOS and Android in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland and according to a press release on their site, many more countries will soon have access.

The app, already has many features including Mobile Capture, which allows users to record live stream mobile gameplay on-the-go directly from Android devices, and now Sponsorships in beta, which makes it easier for users to support favorite gamers while receiving extra perks and access to exclusive chat sessions.

Other features on the app include:

  • Homepage navigation: A simplified homepage with no sidebars, making it easier for users to use
  • Game and channel browsing: Users can manage games and channels, and discover new ones,
  • Dedicated live destination: A new “Live” tab on the homepage which brings together top streams, top games, and streams from channels users are 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, and
  • Pop-out player: On Android, users can now pop out the YouTube Gaming player to keep it visible above other apps on a device.

Let the games begin.


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