The video started by introducing YouTube and their latest platform called YouTube Gaming - a network line dedicated to streaming live online games played by other people. Kimmel, however, claims that the concept of "people watching other people play" is similar to "going to a restaurant and watching other people eat your food". The video got over 1 million views but with over 120,000 dislikes in a week after upload, due to angry Video Gamers getting upset about the content of his video.
You can watch the video here:
In response to his "offensive" video, Youtube comments erupted with so much flame, that Kimmel made another skit, which also got 1.3 million views and over 86,000 dislikes in a span for 4 days after upload.
You can watch the response video here:
With what transpired, the Electronic Sports League (ESL), also had something to say regarding the matter but with a more positive vibe:
Are you a gamer? Let us know what you think about the issue in the Today in Manila comments section below!Hey @jimmykimmel you asked for an invite to watch people play video games? Join us at #IEM San Jose - you're invited! pic.twitter.com/pe3v1K3Jy5— ESL (@ESL) September 1, 2015