We knew that Critical Role, a group of amazing voice actors running an epic Dungeons & Dragons campaign, was successful. But, we didn’t expect it to be THIS successful.
With a recent Twitch hack, first reported by Video Games Chronicle, in which hackers obtained info such as:
- The company’s source code
- Info on all properties Twitch owns
- A possible Steam competitor, Vapour, from Amazon Game Studios
- Streamer payouts since 2019
The hack has since been confirmed by Twitch themselves –
Mind you, this is but only Twitch advertising payouts only and does not include other streams of income for the channel.
Here’s a list of the top streamers with data obtained from the hack (in USD), cumulative payouts since August 2019 –
- Critical Role – $9.6 million
- xQcOW – $8.4 million
- summit1g – $5.8 million
- Tfue – $5.2 million
- NICKMERCS – $5 million
- ludwig – $3.2 million
- TimTheTatman – $3.2 million
- Altoar – $3 million
- auronplay – $3 million
- LIRIK – $2.9 million
See any familiar names? Twitter user KnowSomething has compiled a list that also breaks down earnings by month as well –
Gerald currently straddles between his love of video games and board gaming. There’s nothing that interests him more than trying out the newest and fanciest gadget in town as well. He dreams of publishing a board game sometime in the future!