Felix 'xQc' Lengyel has the third-highest active subscriber count on Twitch right now, but he's looking to make his way to the top of the list. The often opinionated streamer has decided that he will follow in Ludwig's footsteps and host his own sub-a-thon, with the goal to break Ludwig's newly established record of over 283,000 active subscribers.
xQc has been high on Twitch's active subscriber count list for a while now and he's created much buzz lately receiving a series of bans from the NoPixel roleplay server in Grand Theft Auto Online. As he waits out his latest NoPixel ban, he has time to plan how he'll beat Ludwig's record.
XQCCow streams live on Twitch! Check out their videos, sign up to chat, and join their community. XQc is quickly becoming the most popular Twitch streamer and content creator around, and his fans have got a lot of questions they want answers to surrounding the popular streamer. — xQc (@xQc) June 12, 2020. According to the Twitch Community Guidelines, “nudity and explicit content are prohibited” on the platform. By the looks of it, xQc didn’t do it intentionally and his ban will last for only 24 hours. Previously he was banned for three days for basically the same offense.
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Beginning mid-March, gaming content streamer Ludwig began a sub-a-thon with rules that basically added 10 seconds to a clock every time he gained a subscriber. Ludwig intended for the sub-a-thon to last a month, though it seems he could have gone even longer. During that time, Ludwig became the second Twitch streamer to gain 200,000 subscribers and eventually broke Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins' existing active subscriber record of 269,154. xQc believes he can beat that record and plans for his own sub-a-thon to last even longer than 31 days.
Although xQc has yet to detail exactly what he plans to do during the sub-a-thon, he stated in a Twitch stream on April 20 that he is anxious to start the continuous livestream 'within the next 60 days.' He claims that 'now is the perfect time to do a sub-a-thon,' but he clearly wants to be prepared for the strain a 31+ day stream may put on his streaming setup and his own health. xQc has reportedly already contacted someone to help him with ironing out the technical feasibility of such a stream and feels he can beat Ludwig's record 'by a long shot.'
Part of the reason for xQc's delay in starting the sub-a-thon is to match up with the Amazon Prime deal that offers one free month-long subscription to members. Essentially, gamers who have Amazon Prime can subscribe to one Twitch streamer every month for free, and these free subscriptions were an essential part of the momentum behind Ludwig's Twitch sub-a-thon. When Ludwig first began his sub-a-thon, he was over 100,000 subscribers behind Ninja's record, and although Ludwig has lost nearly 50,000 subscribers since his sub-a-thon ended, he is still over 100,000 subscribers ahead of xQc.
xQc says he does want to put a limit on the length of his sub-a-thon but he wants it to be longer than Ludwig's. It will be interesting to see how xQc entertains viewers during this time and whether he will end up playing more on the NoPixel roleplay server or imitate some of Ludwig's methods to pass the time like cooking, working out, or even sleeping. xQc has been a part of several Twitch trends since last year from Chess' massive popularity spike to similar spikes for Rust and Grand Theft Auto Online, so he's quick to capitalize on new ways to entertain his audience.
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Felix Lengyel, popularly known as xQc or xQcOW, is a Canadian professional Overwatch player and Twitch streamer who played the Main Tank Position for the Dallas Fuel in the Overwatch League. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has participated in the Overwatch World Cup as the Main Tank for Team Canada in 2017 & 2018. He streams for multiple hours on a daily basis, his main game being Overwatch and his other games being Fortnite, IRL, Call Of Duty, Real Royale and others.
How Much Money Does xQcOW Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has gained over 2.5 million followers since starting out in 2014 and has accumulated over 130 million views. He is able to average 20,500 viewers per stream with his highest viewership being 21,400 people. Streamers make money through subscriptions, ad revenue, donations and bits. xQc has an estimated 32,000 subscribers from which he gets a minimum of $2.5 per subscriber every month and this should add up to around $80,000 a month ($960,000 a year). Additionally, he makes an equally high amount from the other sources of income.
Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.
Streamers make money through the Cheering feature when a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.
Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.