S., yet it’s perhaps more apt to measure Twitch against a different medium.
With viewership numbers that rival those of MSNBC or CNN, Twitch is less like a conventional Web site than like a kaleidoscopic television network: thousands of channels at once, broadcasting live at every hour of the day.
Young people watch game streaming in huge numbers (Twitch claims to reach half of the millennial males in the United States) and often in prodigious quantities.
“This year, Towelliee’s viewers have watched five hundred and ninety-four of his content,” Dariani said.
Dariani aims to become streaming’s William Morris—a pioneering talent manager who leads a new class of entertainer into professionalism.
Already, his best-paid clients can earn two million dollars a year; some command twenty thousand dollars to play a studio’s game for a single three-hour stream.
Still, Garcia thought that he could make it work, so he sat Aracely down to convince her. Game streaming, Garcia discovered, required non-stop work.