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Facebook Gaming Now Allows Up To Four Streamers To Go Live Together

A new update to Facebook Gaming means that streamers can now go live together, and be viewed at the same time.

To be fair, the ability to go live at the same time is a feature that was always present. Users simply couldn't keep track, since all of the streams would either have to be in separate tabs, being clicked through, or they would be played on different devices in the first place. Overall, quite the bother if your favorite streamers are going live together, and challenging each other to races, puzzles, and other fun challenges. Friendly competition is very much a part of the video game streaming scene (lockouts being a popular form of challenge for games such as Minecraft and Breath of the Wild). It's only fair that users be able to enjoy the experience unhindered as well.

On the 5th of October, a new feature was rolled out that now allows streamers to go live together from different places and setups. Up to 4 different streamers can be seen live at the same time, with all of their individual live feeds showing up within one large video screen. It's a much easier way to follow everything that happens when users stream together, and adds a new edge for fans of the Facebook Gaming service to enjoy. No longer do separate tabs need to be opened, for the sake of enjoying two streamers play together or compete against each other. It can all be done under one tab, and one screen.

The functionality search, as well as the ability to tag other streamers onto to collective live stream, can all be found under the Live Producer rail, as well as the Gaming Tab and Stream Dashboard. Basic stuff that I'm sure users will easily figure out, so let's get to news that's a tad bit more exciting. Typically, features such as these are limited to creators enrolled under the Facebook Gaming partner program. However, that isn't the case here! All streamers can freely access this feature, and get to entertaining audiences while having fun with friends as soon as they can possibly manage!

This new feature's a fun addition that really helps give the relatively new Facebook Gaming service a more well-rounded appearance and feel. Co-streaming and content creators interacting with each other is a big part of video game culture. Even outside of streaming, creators on YouTube and the like often interact with each other, to the delight of fans. To further facilitate such exchanges is a solid move on Gaming's part, and will help add more relevancy to a platform that's competing with the likes of Twitch and YouTube.


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