Facebook Gaming surpasses YouTube Gaming in the Stream Market. According to the latest reports from Streamlabs and Stream Hatchet, Facebook showed consistent growth during July-September.
These days, there are many livestream platforms in the market. In contrast, there is a huge competition among them.
Out of these, Youtube and Twitch had the highest viewership. But, Facebook came up as a big competitor to these platforms.
However, Twitch still remains at the top, with 5.79 billion watch hours!
YouTube Gaming, on the other hand, saw a 32.5 percent year-over-year decrease.
Facebook Gaming Surpasses YouTube :
In the past few months, Facebook Gaming received a very high viewership. Facebook Gaming hit 1.29 billion watch hours, while YouTube received 1.13 billion hours.
As we have observed, Facebook started promoting more and more gaming content.In contrast, they brought together many content creators to livestream on Facebook.
So many players stream BGMI, Free Fire, Valorant and other popular games.
Facebook saw the potential of gaming and content, and started working on it.
And finally it succeeds, as in Quarter 3 of 2021, Facebook Gaming surpasses YouTube.
Despite the fact that this total is still massive, Twitch saw a total decrease of 11% from 6.51 billion hours watched in Q2. But in recent years, Twitch’s viewership increased by 22% during the third quarters.
Facebook Gaming, on the other hand, saw a 59% increase in hours watched over the same time period.
Twitch also lost market share in terms of the number of unique channels that streamed on the platform.
It was only a slight decrease from 10.6 million unique channels in Q3 2021 to 10.4 million in Q3 2021, the first time the platform has seen a year-over-year decrease in that area, indicating that more streamers are taking their talents elsewhere more frequently.
In conclusion, Facebook Gaming is growing at a high pace. It may surpass the biggest streaming platform Twitch. However, it depends on Facebook and the audience.