Some of the most popular streamers on Twitch Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins and Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys have announced that they will be featured in a cartoon-themed short clip in Times Square!
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With the current world situation and most people staying home, twitch had gone through exponential growth. The website has gained a staggering number of consistent views throughout last year which only continues to rise. During these times especially the most popular streamers have earned the fame that has made them internet celebrities.
One of them is Ninja. He established himself as a Fortnite streamer on the platform and when the game blew up, so did he. Since then, he has gained millions of followers because of his amazing talent and skills in the game.
Ninja is such a popular figure on twitch that he often played with Celebrities like Marshmello and Drake. His stream with Drake had record-breaking concurrent views of 635,000. He once quit the platform and took a contract to stream exclusively on Mixer but after the site shut down, he was back streaming in twitch. He currently has 16.7m followers on Twitch.
Pokimane is another streamer who streams a variety of games. Back in 2017, her commentary streams of League of Legends gave her the highlight. Last year, with Amongus taking twitch by storm, Pokimane rose to greater heights with her fun streams that often collaborated with other popular figures. She currently has 7.8m followers on Twitch.
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This is definitely good news for the streaming community with popular streamers being recognized in places like Times Square, this will definitely pave the way for internet stars to be real-life Celebrities.