YouTube Gaming v1.1 has plenty of new upgrades and features

Google has reportedly baked in a bunch of improvements like background and offline playback support into YouTube Gaming v1.1.

@anthony256
Published Sat, Oct 17 2015 9:11 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:03 PM CST

It looks like Google is making big progress in its Twitch competitor, with YouTube Gaming v1.1 being torn down by Android Police. The outfit found that the latest app includes background and offline playback, and so much more.

YouTube Gaming v1.1 has plenty of new upgrades and features | TweakTown.com

With YouTube's background and offline playback still not here, it shows the progress that the team has had with YouTube Gaming, pushing out these two big features into the app virtually instantly. We should hopefully expect the normal YouTube app to feature offline playback and background play in the next few revisions.

Google is including VR support for YouTube Gaming through Cardboard, allowing 360-degree videos to be played through the YouTube Gaming v1.1 app. If you want to download the YouTube Gaming v1.1 APK, you can grab it here.

NEWS SOURCE:androidpolice.com

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