Twitch icon Nickmercs isn’t going anywhere – Jay Peters

FaZe Clan

Nick “Nickmercs” Kolcheff, one of the biggest streamers on Twitch, has signed a deal to continue streaming exclusively on the Amazon-owned streaming platform. The deal locks down one of Twitch’s most important creators for the foreseeable future, and it comes at a particularly important time, since Twitch lost two major streamers to YouTube Gaming in September.

Just to give you an idea of just how big Kolcheff is, the unofficial metrics site TwitchTracker says he has more than 28,000 subscribers, making him one of the most-subscribed streamers on the platform. If he had been convinced to stream on another site, it would have been a big blow for Twitch.

THE SHOW GOES ON! pic.twitter.com/SE93iSIFe0

— FaZe Nickmercs (@NICKMERCS) October 5,…

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