What you need to know
- A few days ago, Mixer announced an exclusive streaming arrangement with Ninja.
- It seems like the streaming platform is in talks with other individuals.
- Twitch heavyweight Dr DisRespect said he'd move for the right amount.
Recently, Mixer announced that it had signed an agreement with the popular game streamer Ninja so that he would stream exclusively on Microsoft's platform. Now, it seems like other streamers want similar deals. According to a report by Dexerto, controversial streamer Dr DisRespect would accept a similar proposition.
On a livestream, Dr DisRespect said, "I don't give a f*** what platform I stream on, dude. Whatever place makes me more money I'll f****** stream on." The streamer was recently banned on Twitch for streaming from a toilet. Dr DisRespect also said that he knows other big-name individuals are in talks with Mixer.
In order for Mixer to grow, it needs to bring over individuals who have loyal fan followings. While Dr DisRespect's recent Twitch ban might not make him a good fit, there are others out there who fit the bill. Hopefully, Mixer is in talks with them. How this impacts long-term growth remains to be seen, but Ninja's presence is definitely a massive boost at the moment.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
Does he even know what the content was of that Ninja deal? Ninja shut down the 100 million deal people have been talking/speculating/claiming about in yesterdays stream at his Dojo. It had more to do with what is upcoming between Ninja and Mixer that made him move and excited over the $$.
I personally hope Mixer doesn't make deals with Dr DisRespect because his followers have a history of incredibly toxic behavior.
Agreed, DisRespect can keep his followers somewhere else. Even tho Mixer has stricter rules, it's unlikely that they can be toxic for long. Ninja's stream pretty much banned a lot of Twitch toxic behavior people fast.
Anyone who thought $100 million was a realistic number is delusional.
The guy sounds like a complete....well, doesn't seem like the sort of person Microsoft should be going after. So good luck with that Doc.
Exactly that. He was in trouble for doing something that he should know is against the law. Also, his schtick is pretty negative. I don't like these characters that are based on being "angry", "grumpy", or "edgy".
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