You all know about Nintendo’s Youtube Creators Program which has sparked a lot of debate amongst readers and the YouTubers that it affects. Now we’ve got further confirmation that the company won’t share any revenue with YouTube channels that broadcast games from other publishers such as Sega etc. Nintendo has clarified that it won’t be approving channels featuring any games not on their whitelist. If you wish to be part of Nintendo’s YouTube Creators Program then you’ll need to focus solely on Nintendo titles. You can read more about the program, here.
“If you have already submitted your channel for registration and it includes video(s) that contain game titles outside of the list of supported games, please remove those videos from your channel within two weeks of the submission date,” the company writes. “If the video(s) are not removed from the channel within this time, your channel will not be registered with the program. You may resubmit your channel for registration at a later date.”
Thanks, Shuhei Yoshida and SimplyG
It seems as though Sega is the latest company that has begun targeting YouTubers with a range of copyright claims for content and soundtracks using Content ID. Interestingly, Sega US says that they do not deal with Content ID on YouTube anymore, so this could be a move by Sega Japan. Who knows? Anyway, it’s happening and its causing a number of core Sega fans to become frustrated. Hopefully it gets resolved soon for all those affected by this
As you’d expect the world and his wife have signed up to the YouTube Creator’s Program which has been implemented by Nintendo. The Kyoto based company says that it’s processing applications as quickly as possible, so it asks those who’ve signed up to the program to be as patient as possible.
“Due to your enthusiasm for the program, we’re receiving a higher volume of applications to register channels and videos than expected. It is taking longer than we anticipated to confirm the applications. We appreciate your patience as we work through them as quickly as possible.”
Nintendo has been pandering to plenty of YouTubers lately in a valiant effort to promote their products. It seems to have paid off given the number of views that certain videos have received. The latest person to get their hands on the New Nintendo 3DS XL is iJustine who is clearly happy to have received one. If you’re interested then you can watch her unboxing video, above.
You either love him or hate him, but popular YouTuber Pewdiepie has taken a stance against Nintendo. On his personal Tumblr blog he slams Nintendo’s recent YouTube program which see’s people signing up to a program in which roughly half of the advertising revenue generated from YouTube videos featuring Nintendo games goes to the company. Heres’s what he said.
I also think this is a slap in the face to the YouTube channels that does focus on Nintendo game exclusively. The people who have helped and showed passion for Nintendo’s community are the ones left in the dirt the most.
And finally, when there’s just so many games out there to play. Nintendo games just went to the bottom of that list. Even if more publishers starts implementing this idea of sharing revenue. Then fine, there’s always going to be plenty of games out there, ready to become the next “Mienkraft” – Sounds cheesy, but it’s true.
Thanks to those who sent this in.
Nintendo has launched the Nintendo Creators Program, which is a service through which Nintendo gives you part of the advertising proceeds it receives from YouTube for your Nintendo-related YouTube videos. In the past, advertising proceeds that could be received for videos that included Nintendo-copyrighted content (such as gameplay videos) went to Nintendo, according to YouTube rules. Now, through this service, Nintendo will send you a share of these advertising proceeds for any YouTube videos or channels containing Nintendo-copyrighted content that you register.
I assumed it was eventually coming and now it’s here, a brand new look for the Wii U YouTube application. The new YouTube app is the same one that can be found on the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. However, the Wii U version is slightly different as it obviously uses the second screen. Be sure to check out the update which should be live on your console and give YouTube a spin.
Thanks. Joe F