Who cares though... Do all your colleagues (and also the janitor, lunch lady and bus driver) know your paycheck?The very few (if any) people who know won't say it. The ones who don't know, like myself, can always speculate and come up with numbers out of our asses.
The main way would be working out how much he was making in Twitch per year and then multiplying that for 3. I don't think he'd leave for less than that because the reward has to be big enough for the risk to be worth it.
For instance if he was making 1 million dollars per year in Twitch (subs + bits + donations + promotions) I reckon he'd accept Facebook's offer of 3 million dollars per year for a 3 years contract, 9 million in total.
Maybe he doesn't make that much though. If he makes 500k/year in Twitch he may be leaving for 1.5 million/year.
People who care enough to talk about it? That's how conversations go.Who cares though...
It's very common to talk about the earnings of public figures.Who cares though... Do all your colleagues (and also the janitor, lunch lady and bus driver) know your paycheck?
Twitch has also lost half of its active channels during the year. Just shows how tough the competition is nowadays. Which is great, it hopefully will make everyone better.They lost half of their active channels in the last 6 months.
I mean maybe the channels doubled in the pandemic. FB also lost half. And one to zero viewer channels arent that important.Twitch has also lost half of its active channels during the year. Just shows how tough the competition is nowadays. Which is great, it hopefully will make everyone better.
Not sure, I feel like Facebook Gaming is a nearly dead platform already, that pays people to switch to actually survive somehow. It really much seems like the Mixer-Saga. Facebook has (kind of) endless money, but I wonder how long they keep pumping money into it.After the KoTD4 finals: Memb leaves Twitch, moves into FB gaming
Twitch has also lost half of its active channels during the year. Just shows how tough the competition is nowadays. Which is great, it hopefully will make everyone better.
Facebook Gaming has 55k active channels, Twitch has 2-3 million.
Facebook Gaming has 800-900 games being streamed, Twitch has 11k-16k
Languagewise, Facebook Gaming has most Vietnamese (134k concurrent viewers), Twitch has most English (917k concurrent viewers)
After the KoTD4 finals: Memb leaves Twitch, moves into FB gaming
I'm not saying I would have acted differently in t90's shoes. And I don't think FB is necessarily more problematic than e.g. Amazon/Twitch.
But I do always find it funny when people defend the actions of Twitch streamers like this: "it's his decision, his life, his money, we have no right to criticize it, it's not a moral question" etc.
I mean, success on Twitch is (initially) largely about being a relateable person, about seeming sincere, sympathetic, friendly. It is all about the "intimate" connection between the streamer and his viewers. They feel close to him, as part of his community etc. Otherwise, why would anyone ever donate? Donations serve no clear or measurable purpose for the viewer. They are merely a means of showing personal appreciation.
However, this also means that viewers have "expectations" when it comes to "their" streamer. They want him to be sincere, not a sellout. They hold him to a higher moral standard. And while they have no "legal" right to do so, it perfectly makes sense from the whole way the Twitch business works.
In short: you can't at the same time form this close relationship, this sense of community which is based on personal sympathy and integrity, but then suddenly claim it is your personal decision, none of your business, keep your views to yourself. If you build a business on a fairly personal level, people are going to have personal/moral expectations.
Thanks for the link. I don't know, is it the fault of my PC being ancient or what but when I compared it to Cloud's twitch streams (which are three years old) I get the impression video quality on facebook is worse.I figured it out! (through googling)
Cloud is currently the only streamer with 100-150 viewers
btw the sound volume resets every time you rejoin the website.
And maybe it really is a chance to get more fans to AOE2.
I will not watch his stream on Facebook but there will be enough fans out there.
Exactly. He'll have enough from this deal (I assume) to live comfortably (if not extravagantly) even if he doesn't work another day in his life after whatever contractually stipulated time is up. It's absolutely worth it - streaming is not sustainable for a lifetime for most people (even if it was, whilst streaming might be a desirable job for some years or even a decade, it might not be something you would choose to spend your entire career on).Got to cash that check before the check voids. Streaming seems like something few will retire from.
The mistake in your statement is the assumption that the viewer is the customer.Maybe they'll succeed but the concept of kinda forcing viewers onto the platform by buying their favorite streamers instead of offering a better product is already very off-putting for me.
Not sure if that really is the way to go to beat an established platform like twitch. To be fair though that seems very hard either way but it just doesn't feel encouraging to check out their service if that is the approach.