YouTube announced yesterday that they'd be shutting down the standalone Gaming app to port over the streaming experience to the main app/site itself.
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YouTube Is Closing YouTube GamingYouTube is getting rid of its dedicated gaming app after it failed to find a big enough audience, the company announced today in a blog post. Instead, gaming-specific content and features will have a new, dedicated home within the main YouTube site.
YouTube launches new gaming destination, admits that the separate app was a bustPreviously, YouTube had a separate app dedicated to gaming - but now, many of the app's best features are being folded into the main experience, along with some new bells and whistles meant to improve discoverability of games and content creators.
YouTube to shut down standalone Gaming app, as gaming gets a new home on YouTubeYouTube will no longer maintain a separate app targeting gaming and live game streaming, the company announced today. The YouTube Gaming app, which first arrived in 2015, will be sunset sometime next spring as its host of features make their way over to YouTube's main site. Over the years, th...