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US: YouTube adds competition with new Gaming Service

 |  June 14, 2015

YouTube Gamin, Google’s attempt at game streaming market is set to launch.

This video game-based initiative is YouTube’s answer to Twitch, which it tried to purchase last year for over $1 billion. Twitch was officially acquired by Amazon when Google couldn’t come to an agreement with the streaming service in terms of antitrust issues.

The company has unveiled YouTube Gaming, a brand new app and website that’ll feature more than 25,000 pages for specific game titles so you can check out livestreams and related content to your favorite games.

They’re targeting gamers directly with YouTube Gaming, a new site and app dedicated to gaming streams, videos, and more.

YouTube Gaming is set to launch this Summer in the US and the UK. Chances are we may hear more about this at E3 2015 next week.

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