Facebook announces new pilot program for 'gaming streamers'

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Facebook is also examining monetization options, which will be available to participants in the initial pilot program.

The Facebook Gaming Creator Program will be centered around helping creators build a community and then engage with that community.

Although some content creators have already made a name for themselves via Facebook Live, the official launch of the program will open the platform to additional gaming personalities.


Guy Cross, the head of game relations in North America, revealed to Polygon that the streamers that are part of the pilot program may include advertising according to the rules of the platform, but the test will be focused on measuring the direct relationship between streamer and audience and the potential for support through the proposed monetization system. That meant no streams on Twitch or YouTube and those that did attempt to broadcast the games on Twitch (a completely legal move in the eyes of Valve) found themselves on the receiving end of a DMCA from ESL. We're excited to welcome our first group of gaming creators onto the platform.

Facebook also said that it is "actively exploring ways for fans to back their favorite gaming creators via payments during select live streams on Facebook.com".

Facebook admits that a lot of work ahead, and yet, Facebook Gaming is going to provide the fundamental elements for successful video stream, for example, the image in 1080p and 60 FPS (instead of 720p and 30 FPS Facebook Live). "Most of all, with each new feature we add for gaming video, we're committed to building it alongside our creators hand-in-hand". On Saturday the 27th at 5:15 PM Pacific, Facebook will host an event on Daybreak's H1Z1 Facebook page to bring dozens of these creators into the new program.

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