Plays.tv, a gaming video sharing and streaming platform just reached 10 million active users and aiming to become the "Facebook of gamers".
With the rising of popularity of gaming videos, the streaming industry is growing too. Besides Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and FACEIT, there's another game video sharing platform that's thriving on this trend. Plays.tv is a platform where gamers to share their "best hit" moments with others.
On April 6, the site finally hit its 10 million monthly active user milestone, with 4 million content creators. According to a report from CNET, the number of active users on the site is the equal to the number of active users on Instagram by the time the app celebrated its first birthday.
"We're the only platform in the world that can actually read what you do in the game. And plays.tv is starting to offer tools to help more game makers feed that data into player's videos."
-- Dennis Fong, co-founder of Plays.tv
Plays.tv allows users to interact and notify their friends and opponents in game by recording with the Plays.tv Client. After recording and posting on Plays.tv, the player also can share their videos on Reddit, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media platforms. Besides this, users also can follow their favorite players and games.
Popular games being played in plays.tv and their short videos recorded by players
At the moment, Plays.tv has covered popular games like League of Legends, DOTA2, Battlefield 4, Hearthstones... Ultimately, Fong's goal is to make Plays.tv into "Gamers' Facebook" -- a large platform where majority of gamers gather and share their best moments.