The Twitch exodus is going on — however Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel received’t be defecting to Amazon’s greatest rival within the streaming house, YouTube. In actual fact, the French-Canadian star is there to remain on Twitch, signing an unique deal “a very long time” in the past.
YouTube is coming for Twitch’s greatest streamers.
However, the gaming goblin himself, xQc, is off the market.
Lengyel, who’s arguably Twitch’s greatest streamer with almost double the hours watched in comparison with some other broadcaster in the last year (261 million, beating Brazilian star Gaules’ 156 million in second), is dedicated to Amazon’s platform.
“I’ve been on a customized deal for a very long time now. No person made an enormous deal about it so I didn’t say something about it both. Why trouble saying something,” he stated on a September 1 stream.
“It wasn’t like an enormous ‘oh yeah, as of late issues at all times change, however issues don’t change right here. At the moment I announce I’m staying with Twitch and I’m right here for a very long time. Gaming warlord, everlasting on Twitch. Bang! I don’t see I hear. Shoot your shot now at twitch.television/xQcOW.’”
xQc is a large asset to Twitch, akin to Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins before he made his swap to Mixer in 2019.
He’s at present the second-most subscribed-to streamer on the platform with nearly 75,000 active subscribers. He peaked at over 76,000 lively subs in Could 2021, with over 1,000,000 lifetime subscribers since he began again in 2015.
Lengyel additionally has a large pull on viewership, bringing in on common 70,000 concurrent viewers a stream.
It’s unclear when precisely xQc signed his unique cope with Twitch, and the way lengthy it runs for.
Whereas he’s sticking it out on Twitch, there’s potential for others to leap ship. Some, like Sodapoppin, have vowed to remain, however the cash is on the desk for anybody who desires to say it.