YouTube Gaming shuts down for good today

YouTube Gaming shuts down for good today

Google is closing down its separate YouTube Gaming app today. 

All of YouTube's gaming content has been migrated back into the main platform, and all of its creators can still be found there.

The move comes as part of the company's plan to “build a stronger home for the gaming community that thrives on YouTube, not just the YouTube Gaming app". 

YouTube Gaming launched in 2015 as a separate destination for gaming content specifically. It could be accessed via a web browser or through a specific YT Gaming app. has the full story.

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Danielle Partis is Editor of She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.


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