After leaving his millions of followers on Twitch for Mixer and a nice paycheck from Microsoft, Ninja claims Twitch is using his brand to promote other Fortnite streamers and some occasional pornography.
Stephen 'Snoopeh' Ellis and David 'StoneMountain64' Steinberg are building a platform dedicated to lowering the bar to entry for streamers to find success at any experience level.
Mixer's luck has been a mixed bag lately, with Ninja's exclusivity deal balancing out layoffs and upset over controversial clothing guidelines.
The biggest streamer in the world heads to Microsoft-owned service after company recently lays off internal content creators.
As Twitch continues to struggle to find its way for digital safety and taking a stand on toxicity, Mixer is steadfast in its community-first approach.
A collaborative promotional effort with Greenlit Content helped put the long-running site at the leading edge of this year's E3 broadcasting efforts.
Twitch is still by far the most-watched game streaming platform, but its growth noticeably leveled out in the second quarter of 2019, while YouTube Gaming hit some new milestones.
GAEMS' line of self-contained on-the-go gaming entertainment systems used to be exclusively for console players. The upcoming Guardian system opens the door for streamers and PC-focused players, too.
YouTube and Facebook Gaming grew in popularity as destinations for live streaming, but they don't hold a candle to Twitch's biggest personalities.
Stadia boss Phil Harrison promises players will still be able to play games, even if they've been removed from the service's storefront.