Live video gaming is attracting gamers and active netizens. These live gamers are drawn in by the skill and personality of the presenters, the quality of the games, or both. There are many apps that host live quiz shows or allows professional gamers to live stream their games. These platforms allow professional gamers to earn through their skills, newbie to learn by watching games of professional gamers and students to learn and earn by answering some questions through live quiz. Since, youngsters are mostly associated in setting trends, live streaming games and videos are getting popular in one stroke. It is also helping in earning revenue to professional gamers and social media influencers. Professional gamers nearly combine high-level play and entertaining commentary, and earn income from subscriptions and donations. Here are a list of top 5 five live game and video streaming apps that have conquered India’s internet space-
LiveMe- The live streaming app by Cheetah Mobile has become popular among Indians through their live Quiz app Quizbiz. The show is hosted by popular celebrities. People can join the show and answers simple questions related to Bollywood, sports, politics, etc. The prize money is distributed among all the participants who answers all the questions correctly. India is the second biggest platform for LiveMe after the US mainly in the metros and is highly popular among the youth.
Swoo- Founded at Algorythma, a tech platform based out of Abu Dhabi, Swoo is the first and the only live streaming platform to emerge from the Middle East. Swoo has been able to get 9.8 million installs globally and 5.5 millions in India. It has now grown to become a one-of-its-kind platform for users to become broadcasters and showcase their talents, building a fan following in the process along with earning money through virtual gifts and gamified content.
Twitch- Twitch is a live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon. Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off the general-interest streaming platform, Justin.tv, the site delivers user interface and allows for easier searching ad-free viewing, discounts on new releases and users access to free games. Odd pondering, but Twitch has an India presence and supports local streamers as well.
Loco- The format of Loco is simple: It invites users to play a quiz in real time and lets them earn “real cash” if they answer all 10 questions correctly. The quiz takes place twice (1:30 pm and 10 pm) on weekdays, and once (10 pm) on weekends. The amount you win is credited to your Paytm account on a weekly basis.
Bigo Live- BIGO LIVE, a Singapore-based popular live video streaming application and UC News, a news and content aggregation platform by the Alibaba Mobile Business Group, collaborated to launch OMG QUIZ in India for the first time. ‘OMG Quiz’ takes place everyday on BIGO LIVE App from 9 PM on weekdays and from 1 PM and 9 PM on Weekends.