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News video games 14 January 2019, 14:21

author: Adrian Werner

Streamer gets $75,000 during a Fortnite broadcast

During a recent broadcast on Twitch, a Fortnite streamer received $75,000, which is a record sum in the history of the site.

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For some, streaming is a very profitable business.

A streamer specializing in Fortnite, ExoticChaotic, can consider the beginning of this year a very successful one. During one of the broadcasts he received a donation of 75 thousand dollars. This is the largest one-time donation in the history of Twitch.

The amount was so large that initially ExoticChaotic was convinced that someone was taking him for a ride. After checking his PayPal account, however, he made sure that he actually received $75,000. Another streamer with a nickname KingMascot turned out to be the donor. He could afford such generosity, because he invested in Bitcoin in the early stages of development of this cryptocurrency, and then successfully switched to trading on stock exchange.

Streamers have known each other for some time, and they have a common passion for collecting all possible cosmetic items available in Fortnite. KingMascot knew that the financial situation of ExoticChaotic is far from satisfactory and that is why he decided to make the beginning of the year more pleasant for his colleague with a donation.

ExoticChaotic is quite well known in the fan community Fortnite thanks to the good results in tournaments. Recently, however, he had problems with the Internet, which discouraged many viewers, so KingMascot decided to lend a helping hand.

ExoticChaotic himself has recently won $30,000. in the Fortnite Fall Skirmish series tournaments. Expenses such as replacing his car that was slowly coming apart reduced the amount considerably. Streamer hopes that the donation from KingMascot will suffice for much longer.

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Adrian Werner

Adrian Werner

A true veteran of the Gamepressure newsroom, writing continuously since 2009 and still not having enough. He caught the gaming bug thanks to playing on his friend's ZX Spectrum. Then he switched to his own Commodore 64, and after a short adventure with 16-bit consoles, he forever entrusted his heart to PC games. A fan of niche productions, especially adventure games, RPGs and games of the immersive sim genre, as well as a mod enthusiast. Apart from games, he devourers stories in every form - books, series, movies, and comics.