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YouTube launches 60fps live streaming in quest to take on Twitch

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Social Media 22nd May 2015 The Verge


YouTube has made several moves to take on Twitch, the biggest name in video game live streaming, and today the company is rolling out another key feature to improve its service: live streams that run at 60 frames per second

While the 60fps streaming isn't just for gaming content, YouTube notes that it will mean "silky smooth playback for gaming and other fast-action videos." The feature is available now as an "early preview," and will work in any browser that supports HTML5. "We'll also make your stream available in 30fps on devices where high frame rate viewing is not yet available," the company explains, "while we work to expand support in the coming weeks."

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