YouTube is beta testing a new gifting feature for its Premium subscribers that allows those users to spend $2 on Super Chats for their favorite creators.

Ryan Wyatt, YouTube’s head of gaming, confirmed the new feature was something they were testing for its subscriber base. The beta testing is running through the end of May, according to a report from Android Police. A description for the initiative, which was discovered by one of Android Police’s reporters, suggests Premium subscribers will receive $2 a month to give to creators. A YouTube Premium subscription currently costs $11.99 a month.

“Your free Super Chat will refresh on the 1st day of every calendar month, but it won’t accumulate,” the description reads.

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