Ninja reportedly got paid between $20 million and $30 million by Microsoft to leave Amazon’s Twitch streaming service
|01/27/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- In August 2019, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced a precedent-setting deal to leave Amazon’s Twitch streaming platform and exclusively stream on Microsoft’s Mixer.
- Since Blevins left Twitch, a steady stream of other high-profile names have left the service or signed exclusivity deals with its competitors.
- The terms of the deal are, thus far, unknown — but a new report says Microsoft paid Blevins “between $20 and $30 million” for a multi-year exclusivity deal.
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