On Thursday the Twitch Streamer LilyPichu announced that she will be changing platforms and streaming exclusively on YouTube Gaming.
LilyPichu has been streaming on the Twitch.tv platform since 2012 and is most famous for her League of Legends content. This move marks the latest in a string of creators that have left Twitch for various reasons.
2022 has been a year of upheaval for the game streaming industry. The YouTube Gaming platform has made several improvements this year in including the implementation of a raid feature and the ability of gift channel memberships. Earlier this year Twitch announced a more aggressive advertising policy that floods viewers with unskippable adds that interrupt the viewing experience for extender periods. It was restructuring its partner payout structure, a move that upset many streamers on the platform.
At this stage is is unknown what factors motivated LilyPichu to make the switch. The response from the community has been positive with many people congratulating Lily on the decision. Here’s no many more years of LilyPichu content.