Facebook gets its biggest name yet to compete in the video game streaming wars

New York( CNN) Facebook ( FB) only nabbed a major player for its gaming pulpit as it continues to ramp up efforts to compete in the video game streaming wars.

It crisscross the first major English-speaking creator to move onto the platform and away from competitorssuch as Amazon ( AMZN) -owned Twitch and Google ( GOOGL) ‘s YouTube.It’s also part of a larger trend of players leaving the unusually platforms that gave them celebrity status.