Google has renovated its YouTube service by allowing the video player to display 60fps footage for the first time.
The move means that users can soon upload videos of games that render in 60fps and watch a ‘true’ representation on YouTube. Previously, the Google-owned web video service could only render in 30fps.
Marking the occasion was a new trailer for Hardline Battlefield, in development at EA’s Visceral Games, displayed in its native frame rate:
The option to upload in 60fps is unavailable for now, though Google said the service would arrive shortly.
“Your video game footage with crazy high frame rates will soon look as awesome on YouTube as it does when you’re playing, when we launch support for 48 and even 60 frames per second in the coming months,” the corporation said. More info on additional improvements, such as new crowdfunding tools, was published on the YouTube blog.
YouTube has become a significant outlet for video game trailers, news, opinion and entertainment.