Andre “Typical Gamer” Rebelo, one in every of YouTube’s largest gaming stars, has signed an unique contract to proceed streaming on the platform. Rebelo announced the deal Thursday afternoon by way of a new video on his YouTube channel.
In the video, Rebelo additionally publicizes that he’ll be donating $10,000 to Extra Life. In partnership with the charity group, Rebelo additionally visits a fan born with a coronary heart defect. After the go to he talks about his rise to fame on YouTube and the way a lot its meant to him, earlier than saying that he’ll proceed to stream completely on YouTube Gaming.
Rebelo first began his YouTube channel again in 2008 and has since risen to prominence with movies that includes video games like Minecraft, Red Dead Redemption, and Grand Theft Auto 5. As streaming started to take off, Rebelo began increasing from simply posting movies to full YouTube livestreams. Over the previous couple of years, Rebelo’s streaming recognition has elevated exponentially with video games like Fortnite. Rebelo has over 9 million subscribers on YouTube, together with practically 850,000 followers on Twitter.
Over the final a number of months, many content material creators have been signing offers unique offers as platforms attempt to lock up expertise. While Rebelo has been on YouTube for many of his profession and can proceed to stream there because of this contract, different creators and streamers have opted to modify platforms not too long ago.
It started in August 2019 when Tyler “Ninja” Blevins moved from Twitch to Mixer, however continued with streamers transferring to a wide range of platforms together with Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter and Jack “Courage” Dunlop to YouTube Gaming, or Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang to Facebook Gaming. Meanwhile, some Twitch streamers like Imane “Pokimane” Anys and Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm have opted to remain on the platform because the streaming trade spreads out.