When it comes to streaming platforms for gamers, Facebook Live is often an afterthought. Sites like Twitch, YouTube, or Mixer already do a much better job of hosting gaming content, which is precisely the problem Facebook is trying to address with its new gaming creator pilot program.
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When it comes to streaming video games, most in the Western world immediately think of Twitch. If you're playing in South Korea or China, you'll probably use a different service. But for everywhere else, Twitch is pretty much unrivalled in its fan base and capacity.
But there is one service that has a lot more users and can host video just as effectively: Facebook.