Ludwig Reveals The Depressing Reality About The Life Of Twitch Streamers

Ludwig has been one of the most popular content creators on the internet. He started out his career streaming on Twitch and amassed a massive fan following. His content was loved by audience from all ages but things experienced a turbulence when Ludwig announced he is shifting away from Twitch to it’s rival YouTube Gaming.

In recent months, YouTube Gaming has managed to poach many of the top talents from Twitch such as DrLupo, TimTheTatman, DrDisrespect, and of course, Ludwig. In a recent interview with Colin and Samir on their podcast, the former Twitch streamer unveiled the depressive reality of being a Twitch streamer.

What Did Ludwig Say?

He talked about the difference in the lives of streamers on Twitch Vs on YouTube. While Ludwig has shifted to YouTube and it makes natural sense to believe that he would favor the latter platform in his comparison, things might still not be completely false regarding Twitch.

Here is what Ludwig said on the Colin and Samir podcast:

“Twitch streamers are like an underbelly. They’re like barely able to survive as humans,” Ludwig said during a recent podcast with hosts Colin and Samir. “Half of them Uber Eats every single meal. They never pay any of their bills. Taxes are something they just forget about. And I was the same, I was slipping,” the streaming star admitted.

“As opposed to YouTubers who are well put together, like basically Silicon Valley people to some extent – Twitch streamers will push themselves to go 150, 200, 250, 300 hours in a month, which is absurd. You know it’s like double a workweek just streaming.”

Ludwig’s YouTube Journey

After joining YouTube, Ludwig clearly stated that he will not be doing subathons similar to Twitch where streamers keep their stream active until the time runs out. With each donation that comes from the viewers, the countdown clock gets few added seconds to it.

“I’m never doing another subathon,” he said. “Whatever you call it, I’m not doing it!”

“Look, unless! Caveat. Unless it was for a charity event,” he admitted. “And then I would consider it. Like, if someone came to me and said it would be $100,000 a day to charity. Then I’ll stay live for that day. Keep going from there, you know what I mean? But that’s very hypothetical.

Life of Streamers – YouTube Vs Twitch

Coming back to the YouTuber’s Vs Twitch streamer’s life, Ludwig also added:

“So then it’s like, okay when are you doing your laundry man? And the answer is, they’re not.”

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