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Games aren’t only fun to play, they’re fun to watch. But with so many streamers out there, how do you figure out who to watch? Here are some of the most popular gaming streamers that you can watch on Twitch, including some local streamers to check out...
Popular International Streamers
Myth is an American streamer that has one of the most followed Twitch channels on the platform. He is also a member of the esports team TeamSoloMid. He streams a variety of games, but mostly plays Fortnite during his streams.
Summit1G is another popular American streamer with one of the most followed accounts on Twitch. He has streamed for several years and is also a retired Call of Duty esports player. Despite being retired from esports, he still focuses mostly on FPS titles for his stream, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
TimTheTatman has slightly more variety in the game genres on his channel than some other popular Twitch streamers. He streams Fortnite, Overwatch and World of Warcraft. However, his channel is still one of the biggest Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare channels. TimTheTatman is one of the most popular streamers on the platform, both in terms of numbers of followers and hours spent viewing his videos.
Pokimane is a Canadian-Moroccan streamer who has one of the most followed and one of the fastest-growing channels on Twitch. She plays a large variety of games, from UNO to League of Legends. She also hosts a significant number of “Just Chatting” sessions with her followers and subscribers. Pokimane also frequently plays new game releases, such as Animal Crossing: New Horizons in March.
As a member of the OfflineTV group of content creators, you’ll sometimes find other streamers and YouTubers who live in the same house appearing in her videos.
Lirik is a popular American streamer who has one of the most-watched Twitch channels and is ranked as one of the most popular English variety streamers. Rather than focusing on a single genre of games, Lirik streams a wide variety of titles. Recent games include Resident Evil 3, Mount & Blade II, and Last Oasis.
Popular South African Streamers
JowyBear is one of the few South African streamers that is also a Twitch Partner. At over 42 000 followers, she is also one of the most popular local streamers. She mostly streams FPS games, especially the battle royale title PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG). However, she also occasionally tries new games and hosts chat sessions with her followers.
Grant Hinds is a prolific YouTube and Twitch streamer from South Africa. He often streams competitive multiplayer games such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Overwatch, and Fortnite.
If you like card games and cats, AliasV might be your type of streamer. A South African living in Canada, she primarily streams Magick: The Gathering Arena, the digital card game based on the Magick: The Gathering collectable card franchise.
She has been a Twitch Partner since 2018.
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