Following a channel on Twitch offers no monetary benefit to a content creator, but it is one of the most basic metrics for understanding the popularity of a channel or streamer in general.
Unlike subscriber count, channel follower count doesn’t tend to move in cycles. Users do not need to spend money to monitor and are not forced to re-up every month.
While subscriber count will tell you who are the most popular and most popular streamers in a given month, follower count gives a better idea of a streamer’s lifespan. next.
For this reason, Ninja tops the platform with the most-watched channel on Twitch, despite taking a year off from the platform to stream on the now-defunct Microsoft’s Mixer streaming service.
Although he is not in the top 100 most viewed content creators in 2021, according to statistics compiled by Sully Gnome, Ninja can still be considered the most popular content creator on Twitch in history with his more than 17 million followers.
He’s among four creators with more than 10 million followers — including Auronplay, Tfue, and Rubius. Outside that threshold is Shroud, who has 9.9 million followers.
Here are the 20 most watched channels on Twitch, according to stats tracked by Sully Gnome.
https://dotesports.com/streaming/news/most-followed-channels-on-twitch Most watched channels on Twitch