A few months ago, Facebook teased the rollout of new monetization program called ‘Level Up’. This program lets the content creators in the gaming niche to earn some virtual goods as a form of tipping for their work. And just recently, Facebook has confirmed the extended availability of the Level Up program, it is now available to over 20 Countries.
Our Level Up Program for up-and-coming creators is now live in over 20 countries! Visit https://t.co/ofUA7NoUbg to check eligibility and make your stream a reality.
— Facebook Gaming (@FacebookGaming) October 30, 2018
“Our Level Up Program for up-and-coming creators is now live in over 20 countries! Visit http://fb.gg/streamer to check eligibility and make your stream a reality.”, the company said on its tweet yesterday. But as per the official page listing of eligible Level Up regions that gained an access on August, it currently mentions 15 regions, so the remaining regions might be still yet to be added to the list.
The following regions as per the listening are the following:
- United Kingdom
- United States
This could be a great opportunity for streamers as the Level Up program helps them build a community on Facebook. Streamers that are eligible can even earn some extra cash through Facebook Stars, similar to Twitch Bits, which are virtual goods that can purchase by fans to help their favorite streamers.
Aside from a great earning opportunity, Level Up streamers can also unlock a 1080p/60fps streaming quality, and they can customize their dashboard, get early access to beta products and features, and a lot more to help them build their community.
To help people to figure out their opportunity in this program, Facebook has also published requirements around community standards and an eligibility criteria for monetization for those who want to give it a shot.
This could be a tight competition with Twitch and YouTube in the gaming space. Facebook want to get an upper hand against its competitors that’s why the company signed a major deal with ESL One. It is a premiere Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament series that has gained a lot of viewers. Stay tuned with TechnoCodex and we will bring you all of its update.
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