VStream Development RoadmapFor VStreamers, by VStreamers.
Here is what to expect in the coming months:
1Join VStream Create your VStream account and be ready to participate as new features launch.Merge Your Social Connect your new VStream account with your other social accounts such as Twitch, YouTube, Reddit, and Twitter to develop better social proof and verify your identity.VStream in Every Language View us around the world as a native website. VStream is building a global community. We’re especially excited to integrate with our Virtual Creators and fandoms in Japan.Ping Time Notifications will activate. You’ll be alerted about any Debuts you marked interest in along with any RSVPs by multiple notification providers.UX Evolution Navigate VStream with more ease as we start to look and feel a bit more like an official platform
2Dream it. Stream it. VStream staff will start to test livestreaming for the world to see.New Virtual Creator Pages Develop your own page as a debut creator so that you can launch your career as we launch too.First Wave Invites We will begin inviting groups “waves” of creators to begin streaming and testing out our platform.Time to Chat Real-time chat gets added to the stream for those who are signed in, and the VStream experience becomes more interactive.Toxic Cleanse Moderation starts and we keep the platform Evil-free.Pings About Streams Whenever the VStreamers you follow go live, you’ll be alerted so that you don’t miss out.Custom Emojis Creators will be able to upload custom emojis to their channels for followers to use
Social. Video. Virtual. Now VStream will look and feel more like a reality with more of the expected platform features, along with those developed to specifically meet the needs of the VStream community. Here’s some of what you can expect:Notification on new VOD contentWatchers and streamers can post content and upload pre-recorded videosLeave threaded comments on community boards and videosApplications open for Clippers who can now upload VODsLikes on VODs & uploadsAutomatic VOD creation from streamA manually-curated homepageAbility to flag abusive comments, posts, videosData analytics for Virtual Creators
New Monetization Opportunities New monetization perks will go live for Virtual Creators, who will no longer need an invitation or have to undergo an approval process to join the platform. Start to stream with more ease and operate more independently. Along with insightful creator-specific analytics, like weekly views, unique chatters on chat, number of patrons, number of followers, and weekly revenue, here are some of the other features that will be added:International payoutsGifting patronageSocial tipping via chats (UpLifts) and monthly patronagePatronage badgesSearch bar to find channels and videosLive translations
Making VStream Popular To make sure that we attract as many fans and Virtual Creators as possible, now we’re going to advertise a bunch. VStream will become even better, with added features such asVideo ads and social tipping via commentsPowerful content discovery & curationAPI integrations from websites such as Stream Elements and Nightbot
Continuous Improvement We want to build upon every single feature that can benefit the VStream community. Included below are a small number of the many features we hope to build-out after our main features go live:Embed content (iframe)Time specifics on videosMarketplace for commissions for models and stream assetsLight modeText to speech supportDyslexia fontAchievements & badges in profilesExpanded badge universeA native iOS and Android applicationsContent categorization and customizationAnalytics (web and api)VStream partnerships