Sykkuno is the latest Twitch streamer to switch to YouTube with an exclusive deal. In his announcement video, Sykkuno recounts his gaming journey, starting in a barn in his parents’ backyard, and eventually amassing the massive following.
“I have started playing LeagueAnd after that Minecraft, Valuable substance, Between us, GTA,” Sykkuno said in the video. “I met some great people and made some really good friends. And, I met you all.”
At one point in the video, fellow streamer Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter — also an exclusive YouTube streamer and one of Sykkuno’s housemates — asks him if he’s ready. go yet. Then he announced that he was doing what he’s always done, just in a new place: YouTube.
Sykkuno will join a host of other streamers who have also signed exclusive deals on YouTube, such as Jack “CouRage” Dunlop and Tim “TimTheTatman” Betar.
Sykkuno’s channels became popular during the peak of Between us fever in 2020, where he plays with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. He’s since moved his content into the Grand Theft Auto immersive, and was nominated for Best GTA Live Streamer and Streamer of the Year at The Streamer 2022 Awards.
https://www.polygon.com/23053800/sykkuno-youtube-deal-streamer-twitch-valkyrae Sykkuno to YouTube in exclusive deal