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Chantal Stewart-Jones


Chantal is a freelance journalist. As well as writing about games, she's often found playing Call of Duty and moaning about Kingdom Hearts 3 taking so long.

FeatureWhat it's like being a low-level streamer

Admiral Peach, reporting for duty.

Streaming video games is big business for some. Tyler "Ninja" Blevins reportedly makes $500,000 a month playing Fortnite on Twitch. But for the vast majority of streamers, barely anyone's watching, and precious few are paying. For the vast majority, streaming is a hobby. For others, it's the hope of something bigger - a bigger audience, perhaps, more views, more comments and, of course, more money.