Google has announced its plans for merging YouTube Gaming with YouTube back in September 2018. Now, YouTube is officially pulling the plug on that standalone app in just a few days.
At this point, most of the people are already using the YouTube app for streaming games. The features from YouTube Gaming started migrating to the main YouTube app since last year. Google wants to keep everything in one place and that is the reason YouTube Gaming is shutting down
A brief message from Google’s support page on the topic reads:
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