Users will be able to stream directly on Facebook, without the use of third-party software, which is now needed to perform the same task.
This is certainly intriguing news for developers, streamers and viewers alike but it's tough to say whether or not Facebook will be able to compete with bigger players in the industry.
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And a new rewards feature enables developers to grant free, in-game rewards for viewers that tune in during livestreams on Facebook.
A new Game Switch API is also being added, which promotes new games to players. Paladins developer Hi-Rez Studios has already been testing rewards during the Paladins Global Series and has noticed increased engagement among the game's community.
It's not just limiting this to PC games.
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The PC-game-streaming feature will help developers bring more players into their games earlier, for longer chunks of time, and more often, Facebook said.
Later on, Facebook plans to add additional sharing tools to the SDK such as video recording and a clip-making feature that allows players to share gameplay highlights directly to their Facebook groups, pages, and profiles from within the game.
This is part of the newest version of Facebook's Games SDK.
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Developers will also get access to "app events" PC, mobile and via the web. Facebook has secured a number of deals for live game broadcasts.