Monetize gaming channel without commentary ?

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  1. bartoska

    bartoska Regular Member

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    Hello, its possible to get monetization approved for gaming channel without commentary ?
    I searched a lot of on google and never found a definitive answer
     
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    Tenebra23 Regular Member

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    It doesn't break any Youtube's monetization policy, so yes
     
  3. bartoska

    bartoska Regular Member

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    The problem is I find that : https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/138161?hl=en

    "Videos simply showing a user playing a video game or the use of software for extended periods of time may not be accepted for monetization."

    I don't know what to think about that...
     
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    Tenebra23 Regular Member

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    I see many yt gaming's channels full of ads... idk, maybe you can do a text commentary, just edit the video by putting some text
     
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    Not necessarily. Many times they claim copyright for the music being played in the background and make the videos "non-monetizable".

    @bartoska
    What you are trying to do has very high competition and it may not be worth it anymore. Do some research and make some test videos before you spend money on it.
     
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    bartoska Regular Member

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    any others answers ?
     
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    commentary makes gaming video popular. You may monetize without it but you will not get high views.
     
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    I watch a few large gaming channels that are monetized with no commentary. I just want to watch game play, not listen to some dude babbling over the top of it.
     
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    It's possible but without commentary, your video must be in high quality.
     
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    The problem is the music copyright, better use other music instead to keep the monetazion rolling.
     
  11. bartoska

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    Hello , in order to keep you informed : My channel WITH commentary was just monetized yesterday ! its a channel about a fortnite !
    So if you want to be monetized : Do gameplay WITH commentary !
     
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    Agreed I would not do gameplay without commentary. Why would someone watch that? You need to monetize organic traffic anyways to not get banned so might as well make something worth watching.
     
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    I heard there's a website that offers crypto to Streamers. IDK, maybe they can help monetize you or something.
     
  14. bartoska

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    Are you narrow minded? there a lot of people who like gameplay without commentary ( include me)
     
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