New Video Player Released!

The new video player has been officially released! (For video on demand only for now, we are still testing it with livestreams).

Thanks to everyone who participated in the beta and helped us solve so many issues! We have a couple outstanding bugs that we've recently discovered and are actively working on. Here they are:

ProblemFix ETA

Video not loading when adblock enabled. Some adblockers are blocking some of our core code, we're working on a fix that should be out soon. But in the meantime you can just whitelist GiantBomb

Tomorrow 12/6
Opera not playing video. Opera doesn't seem to like HLS video. If you are premium try switching to the 'progressive' playback option.Unknown
Buttons missing (play/pause, etc.) This is most likely caused by the extension https everywhere. Until we switch those assets to https please disable that extension on GBA few weeks
Fullscreen video gets cut off in some browsers. We have a fix ready!

Fixed

Mouse cursor not hiding in fullscreen. Fix ready!

This week

Mac Picture in Picture not working. Looking for a fix for this now

Unknown

If you have some problems other than the ones mentioned here please post them in the comments below or in the bug reporting thread. Thanks!

Here's a rundown of the features:

Features

FeaturePremium Only

All HTML5 Video (No Flash at all!!!)

No

Chromecast support

No

More sharing features

More options for sharing like: links and embeds, start and end times for clips, looping, and autoplay (See sharing section below)

No

Resume from saved position

Will save across all browsers/devices if logged in

Yes

Resume from saved position

Will save in your current browser (via a cookie).

No

Streaming video

Can jump to any point in the video. Will only buffer a few seconds ahead at a time

No

Progressive video

The entire video will buffer/download (even if paused)

Yes

Save Settings

We will save all the settings in a cookie so they should stick with you. Things like:

Volume, Quality, Player Size.

No

Sizes

Embiggen: Bigger video! Fits fills most of browser width

Fill Browser: Fill your entire browser tab/window

Fullscreen: Fill the entire monitor

No

Pin

Video will follow you as you scroll down the page

No

Report broken video

This will send us a detailed report of what happened with the video and video player. If you have problems with the beta player please press this button!

No


Sharing

No Caption Provided

Start Time

t=3m1s

http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/best-of-giant-bomb-100-weed3/2300-11391/?t=3m1s

Clip (Start & End Time)

t=3m1s&e=3m30s

http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/best-of-giant-bomb-100-weed3/2300-11391/?t=3m1s&e=3m30s

Autoplay

autoplay=1

http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/best-of-giant-bomb-100-weed3/2300-11391/?t=3m1s&e=3m30s&autoplay=1

Looping clip

loop=1

http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/best-of-giant-bomb-100-weed3/2300-11391/?t=3m24s&e=3m27s&autoplay=1&loop=1



Keyboard Shortcuts

ActionShortcut
Play/Pause videoK or Spacebar
Go Back one frame (You should pause the video first), (Comma)
Go Forward one frame. (Period)
Go Back 5 secondsLeft Arrow
Go Forward 5 secondsRight Arrow
Go Back 10 secondsJ
Go Forward 10 secondsL
Skip to a section of the video1-9 (10%-90%)
Restart video0
FullscreenF
Fill BrowserG
Exit Fullscreen / Exit Fill BrowserEsc
Go to beginning of videoHome
Go to end of video (Last 5 Sec)End
Increase Volume (5%)Arrow Up
Decrease Volume (-5%)Arrow Down
Mute/UnmuteM
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