Reliance Jio has announced the launch of a new game streaming platform called JioGamesWatch. Aimed at mobile gaming enthusiasts, JioGamesWatch is a one-stop destination (within the JioGames app) to watch all types of gaming content. And if you are a game content creator, it will be the platform for you to stream what you created on all Jio devices.
JioGamesWatch, the company said, was launched after taking a deep dive into the gaming community’s tastes and preferences. The platform will allow creators to go live, with any device, with low latency and show the best of their content to millions of viewers. The platform also comes with a number of viewer engagement tools that will help creators and influencers stay ahead of the competition.
How and where to get JioGamesWatch
JioGamesWatch, built on the mold of the internationally famous game streaming platform Twitch, will bring an immersive and interactive game streaming experience through the click of a button across multiple Jio devices. JioGamesWatch will offer some of the best content in the gaming niche – i.e. from live games to video on demand (VOD) streams.
JioGamesWatch is available on the Jio Set-top-box (STB) on the home screen and also has a smartphone version. JioGamesWatch can be accessed on the JioGames app with availability on Android, iOS and STBs in India.
It allows video on demand and users can subscribe and never miss any streams from creators and influencers. It allows for various community happenings, and creators can interact with viewers through various esports events.
Jio said creators can stream in high definition without lag or buffering, and mobile streaming is easily done. Creators can live stream on the platform with various resolutions and stream in FHD (1920x1080p), HD (1280x720p) and so on with low latency. Creators resources are available on the platform for immediate reference, which includes FAQs as well as a guide on how to ‘live’ on the platform with optimal broadcast settings
For the record, JioGames hosts special events with Call of Duty Mobile (CODM), Clash Royale, Free Fire MAX, Among Us, GTA 5, Valorant, Chess, Pokemon Unite, Clash of Clans, Brawl Stars, FIFA 22, Minecraft, CS : GO, Forza, Fortnite and players can win cash prizes and gifts.
In a related development, Reliance Jio is ready to launch 5G services in India, tailor-made for streaming high-resolution videos such as 4K and 8K on phones and TVs, as well as a better cloud-based gaming experience.