October 28, 2019
However one more massive streamer is cutting ties with Twitch and heading to Microsoft’s upstart Mixer platform. Well-known Destiny streamer Cory ‘KingGothalion’ Michael announced nowadays he will be exclusively streaming on Mixer as of October 29.
KingGothalion has much more than one particular million followers on Twitch, and is one particular of the founders of GuardianCon, an annual Destiny fan occasion held every summer time in Orlando, Florida.
“I sat down considering this was going to be a hard choice, but honestly it felt kinda simple-peasy,” he stated in a clip posted to Twitter today. “It’s my belief that operating closer with Xbox and Microsoft is not only going to support us propel what we’re performing, but also propel what’s often type of been crucial to the channel, which is performing great in gaming. Almost everything from assisting broadcasters establish themselves, mentoring the increasing broadcasters, raising funds for charity, and placing on events like GuardianCon and GCX – it just created sense to have a partnership like this one particular exactly where I get to have the prospective of getting platform-level input as properly as the backing of one particular of the most significant names in gaming, in Xbox.”
Gothalion joins Ninja and Shroud in high-profile departures from Twitch, both of whom have switched over to the newer platform in the past months.
“I know that some of you may well not initially come more than for the move, but I want you to know that you will nevertheless hear my voice in the men and women of other platforms, so none of that is going to modify,” he stated.
Gothalion started streaming on Twitch in 2013, and joined Ben ‘ProfessorBroman’ Bowman and Kevinxvision in founding GuardianCon in 2015, which raises funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Analysis Hospital.
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