YouTune launches Game On interactive event
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YouTube recently announced that its “biggest gaming special ever”, YouTube: Game On, would premiere on August 27 at 4pm ET (1pm PT). The gaming session is the first ever interactive livestream event and one of the biggest gaming specials YouTube has held. The event will feature content for more than two hours, organized by over 60 content creators.

Fans of YouTubers will be able to play alongside their favorite content creators by voting in real time on the event’s special gaming challenges. The viewers will also be able to influence how long the stream will go on and the events that will occur.

The platform announced, “This fully interactive livestream celebrates the diversity of gaming content that makes up YouTube gaming culture – from entertaining gaming challenges and surprise gameplay moments to honoring classic game anniversaries – all of which are inspired by the most popular trends on the platform.”

The people invited would celebrate the gaming content diversity on the streaming giant by going on adventures in games like Fortnite, Fall Guys, and several others.

YouTube: Game On will have several gamers from around the world, and the event will be streamed in several languages simultaneously. The languages include English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German. Each stream will have a live chat, and the players will be able to join in the polls.

YouTube: Game On content creators

At the moment, YouTube has revealed over 60 popular streamers who will be a part of the event. More names will be communicated at a later time, but right now, some of the most well-known streamers on the bill include:

  • EddieVR
  • EyStream
  • Bazerk
  • Caylus
  • Chica
  • Felipe Kwebbelkop
  • Neto
  • GeorgeNotFound
  • Ali A
  • AyChristine
  • MatPat
  • CouRage
  • SunlessKhan
  • Slogo
  • Wirtual
  • Sykkuno
  • Markiplier
  • Preston & Brianna
  • Sapnap
  • Sidemen
  • The Grumps
  • TommyInnit
  • Larray
  • LaurenzSide
  • LDShadowLady
  • Typical Gamer
  • Dream
  • Jake Fellman
  • Lachlan
  • Muselk
  • Myth

The streaming platform revealed the featured content creators would represent more than 400 million subscribers and over 150 billion lifetime views in total on YouTube.

Featured games

YouTube revealed a plethora of games the invitees would play for YouTube: Game On, including some of the most well-known games released in recent years. There is a possibility that the list of the featured games could change or be adjusted before the gaming special; however, at the moment, the following were mentioned.

  • Among Us
  • Minecraft
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Fall Guys
  • Fortnite
  • Poppy Playtime
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Rocket League
  • Free Fire
  • Street Fighter 6

The event will feature game segments, including “a frightening batch of analog horror challenges” with jump scares as well as Hot Ones Challenge: Video Gamer Faceoff, which will be hosted by Sean Evans. There the players selected by fans would face off against each other in Street Fighter 6, and defeated parties would have to eat hot wings that get increasingly spicier.

Another show segment is Grandma & Gran Poppy Playtime, where oblivious seniors would try to outlast each other in Poppy Playtime, a survival horror game. Besides these three, several different segments will be available and feature popular games.

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