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Twitch streamer Ali Kabbani, a.ok.a Myth, introduced that he has signed an unique deal to submit and stream movies on YouTube Gaming. The Fortnite and Valorant streamer made the announcement with a video on Twitter Monday, saying that the swap from Twitch to YouTube was his determination alone.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Myth launched his YouTube channel in 2013, however switched to Twitch in 2016, where his reputation from his Fortnite and Valorant earned him 7.4 million followers. He informed the outlet in an interview that his want to be each a gamer and an entertainer made him determine to return to his roots.
“I’ve kind of had this shift of being a professional gamer being like this dedicated, sweaty gamer kid, to being someone that’s a bit more entertainment-focused, that has a personality, that’s willing to show up to events and be a personality for people and for the stream and for the audience. All while still, of course, being able to perform in games as well,” Myth mentioned. He added that his love for video games won’t ever change, however the shift from gamer to entertainer “has driven me to feel like YouTube was the right place.”
Myth is the newest Twitch streamer to make the soar to YouTube Gaming in latest months. Last Thursday, LilyPichu introduced she was switching to YouTube Gaming with a video parodying the meme in regards to the stress of selecting which button to press. Other streamers who boarded the YouTube ship included TimTheTatman, Dr. Lupo, Valkyrae, Muselk, and LazarBeam.
Myth will begin streaming on YouTube Gaming tomorrow, July 12. Other particulars surrounding the brand new deal haven’t been disclosed.