1. "The Internet-video giant plans to launch YouTube Gaming on Wednesday," according to Variety:
  2. 9TO5Mac says: "Once live it will act as a direct competitor to Twitch, an Amazon service which lets gamers stream their gameplay and offer it up to viewers to watch."
  3. "But even with more features and a more modern video player with HTML5, YouTube Gaming is literally years behind Twitch," according to techinsider.io:
  4. "A beta version of the new live streaming dashboard is also launching tomorrow," according to arstechnica.com, adding that: "The new dashboard makes streaming less of a scheduled event and more of a casual thing that streamers can do whenever they want."
  5. The Verge reports: "The service is expected to go live on the web, as well as through mobile apps on both iOS and Android."
  6. "Gaming is among the most popular video-content categories on the Web," according to Venture Beat, continuing: "It is second only to music, and the top channel on all of YouTube is the screaming game player PewDiePie."
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