Since shroud’s (Michael Grzesiek) move to the less-popular Mixer, he’s had a significant decrease in his viewers.
Just like Ninja, a transition over to another streaming service entirely will definitely have some consequences. Shroud’s numbers have been declining, whether that’s due to his choice of games or fans simply not wanting to join him during the transition from Twitch.
Before the transition, shroud was making around 500K a month on Twitch.
During a recent stream, a viewer asked shroud if Mixer can hand out “testing” contracts, where streamers can try out Mixer to see how the service affects their numbers.
Shroud voiced his thoughts on this and said that it’s not possible:
“You can’t really test streams out, because even to this day, people have no idea that I’m on Mixer,”
“There’s so many people who just thought I quit streaming. They just don’t know.”
“You can’t really test streams out, because even to this day, people have no idea that I’m on Mixer,” he responded, “there’s so many people who just thought I quit streaming. They just don’t know.”
His numbers after leaving Twitch have dropped to less than half his original metrics. Even though the star announced his move on all his socials, less than half of his fanbase actually carried over.
This means that people are either still unaware, or they’re not “true” fans to follow him over.
No matter the case, the switch from Twitch to Mixer can have devastating effects on numbers. However, given that these streamers are tied to contracts which pay them millions, this could make up for loss in numbers.
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