What to expect: Discord has begun testing a feature that allows multiple users to watch YouTube videos together. He did so a few weeks after Google shut down the Discord bot, which allowed users to stream music from multiple sources, including YouTube.
A new feature called Watch Together appeared on a small number of Discord servers this week. Its function is similar to running a monitor on an audio server, and its button appears in the same place. Users can search for or include YouTube links when sharing, and even create playlists to watch with other users. The remote button allows users to share the ability to control playback. Those who want to test it can do so on Discord's Game Labs server. Last November, Discord tested a similar feature called Social Party Games, which is designed to allow users to play games like Poker Night and No-Limit. Texas hold'em through strife. According to The Verge, Discord has revived the feature as Watch Together in response to Google's shutdown of the music bot.
< p> Groovy Bot has been a popular program that has allowed users to listen to music together on Discord for five years. This worked with streaming from sources including but not limited to YouTube, Spotify, and Soundcloud. The developer shut it down at the end of August in response to Google's request hold message.
The Verge says that Discord appears to have designed Watch Together specifically for YouTube, and listening to music is one of the things users can do with it. However, they may encounter YouTube ads when using Watch Together. This feature could be launched for all users in October, but may be preceded by broader testing and beta testing.
Discord tests YouTube Watch Party integration after shutdown of Groovy Bot