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Twitch: most subscribed channels 2019

Most popular Twitch channels as of October 2019, ranked by number of followers (in millions)

by Christina Gough, last edited Oct 7, 2019
Twitch: most subscribed channels 2019 This statistic shows the most popular Twitch channels, ranked by number of followers. As of October 2019, video game publisher, Riot Games, were ranked fifth with 4.1 million subscribers on the live streaming video platform. In first place was the account by the name of Ninja, which had a total of 14.69 million subscribers.
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Founded in 2011, Twitch was initially launched as a spin-off of the general-interest streaming platform Justin.tv. The site primarily focuses on video gaming, including play through of video games, broadcasts of e-sports competitions, and more recently, creative content. Twitch Creative, the outlet for creative content, was launched on October 28, 2015. The launch included a marathon of Bob Ross ' The Joy of Painting. Some of the most popular channels on Twitch are owned by YouTube gaming personalities who are taking advantage of the website’s live streaming capabilities in order to interact more with their audiences. Users are able to participate in a live chat during video broadcast, with broadcasters frequently reacting to and replying to comments and questions from the chat in real time.

In August 2014, Twitch was acquired by Amazon for 970 million U.S. dollars. It was the company’s fifth most expensive acquisition of all time.
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Most popular Twitch channels as of October 2019, ranked by number of followers (in millions)

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