YouTube through YouTube Gaming , officially took the famous content creator, Felix Kjellberg alias PewDiePie in an exclusive contract. Through this cooperation, PewDiePie become one of the creators of the content of gaming that will be broadcast live ( live streaming ) exclusively on platforms such.
This collaboration was announced by YouTube Gaming through its official Twitter account. “Guess who is streaming exclusively on YouTube this time ?,” the account said while attaching a PewDiePie moving image (GIF). This collaboration is quite surprising.
The reason is, since last year, PewDiePie has only held live streaming exclusively on the DLive platform , not on YouTube. At the end of 2019, PewDiePie also said that it would take a break from YouTube starting in 2020.
At that time, he said that he felt tired and tired of his routine so far. That said, injustice in the distribution of revenue ( revenue ) content creators on YouTube is also one factor.
That is the reason why PewDiePie holds more live streaming via the DLive platform. With this partnership, YouTube seems to have successfully seduced PewDiePie to return to live streaming live on YouTube, not on DLive.
” Live streaming is something that I will focus on in 2020 and the future,” said PewDiePie . However, it is not yet known how much the contract value was agreed by both parties. Also not mentioned how long the contract will be valid.
“Working closely with YouTube to be at the forefront of showing new products and features is a very special and exciting thing for the future,” he concluded. Summarized from 9to5Google , Tuesday (5/5/2020) not only PewDiePie, YouTube also lately intensively cooperated with several gaming content creators .
This was allegedly their attempt to seize users from several similar platforms such as Twitch, Mixer, to Facebook Gaming. Some content creators that have been made partners include CouRage, Typical Gamer, and Valkyrae channels.