There are several alternative clients available. Like unique_id in his answer, my first recommendation would be AppBrain App Market.
But speaking about Android without Google, this probably won't work at all: AppBrain depends on the Google Play Store app when it comes to download the *.apk and install the app.
As I've pointed out in my article series on ...
Far from perfect, but I just wrote a script that downloads your statistics from command line:
Not automatic. You have to manually click an OAuth authorization.
After download you still have to upload the files to Github or FTP using another command line.
Am using AppBrain App Market as an alternative for Play Store
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This API should do it as long as you are not publishing a new app, but the new version of existing app. I've not used it yet, though.
And if you use Jenkins, there is Jenkins plug-in for this purpose:
While the biggest part certainly depends on the video (and especially the video quality/resolution), the official YT app also consumes bandwidth for ads and such. So maybe you want to take a look at Newpipe, which is a free/libre open-source alternative to that. You won't find such clients on Google Play (as they do not meet the Play Store guidelines) – but ...
This is basically what w͏̢in̡͢g͘̕ed̨p̢͟a͞n͏͏t̡͜͝he̸r̴ suggested in comments earlier but all in one app.
You can resign apps with Lucky Patcher (root required).
Here are exact steps to tap inside the app:
Long tap on app name > Create Modified APK file > Re-sign with test signature. > Go to file > Install > Yes > Yes
Last Yes removes original app and ...