YouTube has this week updated their YouTube Gaming streaming service with new features, adding a new paid subscription option to the service that allows viewers to donate or pay a monthly fee to the streamer.

8 New SponsorThose who subscribe or donate will get extra perks such as special badges or access to exclusive chat sessions.

On top of this YouTube Gaming now also supports live streaming from Android devices, extending access for streamers..

YouTube say that this is important as according to them game-related video and live streaming exceeds over 144 billion minutes of views per month.

We expect that this will not be the only features to be added to the service, and hope to see a number of new features to allow it to compete with Twitch.

You can download the new YouTube Gaming app from the Google Play and the App Store in U.S. and U.K. You can also find out more at the source link below.

Source: YouTube

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