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.
In August, online gaming starNinja, left Twitch for an exclusive administer with Microsoft’s streaming pulpit Mixer
. Another favourite musician, Shroud,
jumped ship to Mixer
from Twitch in October. The event for gaming endowment is reminiscent of music and video streaming services
vying for exclusives with top entertainers to stand out in a horded market and ultimately draw in new consumers.