After weeks of Summit1go’s speculation about the partnership with Mixer, Twitch made moves and re-signed prominent streamers, Jaryd “Summit1 G” Lazar, Brett “Dakotaz,” Hoffman, and Josh “JohOG” Beave, members of “Loaded.gg” The group, after weeks with Microsoft a streaming service that has managed to catch some of its largest streamers.
Both 3 streamers signed “multi-year content deals,” specifics of which were not released, according to a Loaded.gg press release. Summit1 G currently has over 5 million Twitch followers; while JoshOG has 1.73 million followers and Dakotaz has a follow total of 4.3 million.
These 3 streamers have over 11 million followers in combination. The top 10 Twitch Streamers are respectively the 5th and 10th highest in Summit1 G and Dakotaz. When more players join the streaming arena, companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft use their banks for streaming more Twitch streams. The Amazon company began to resign its streamers with Twitch feeling the strain created by exodus streamers.
In December 2012, Twitch has re-signed Lupo’s Ben “DrLupo,” Betar’s Timothy “Tatman,” Zahid’Saqib, and March’s Guy “Dr Disrespect.” Michael Aragon Twitch’s content svp said in a statement: Such developers are a vital part of Twitch’s mission to bring people together in an age where the community is paramount, and we are excited to continue our relationship as we create the future of gaming.