Nowadays, video game live streaming is also on the trend in Nepal. It is also a good earning source. There are numerous professional live streamers all around the world making good money from it.
During the live, they often entertain audience, usually by performing a good game play and interacting with them with funny and interesting commentary. They earn income from the ad revenue, donations, memberships and sponsors.
Nowadays, lots of people have started doing video game live streaming in Nepal. However, they prefer doing live stream only on YouTube and Facebook. In fact, Twitch is not so popular in Nepal.
These days in Nepal, social medias are flooded with all those video games live streams, and montages. Mostly Nepali streamers prefer playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, GARENA Free Fire and GTA 5. Moreover, some of them play Minecraft as well.
Nepali professional streamers are also making a good income from the video game live streaming. Some of the highest earning streamers of Nepal are 2B Gamer with 3.53 million subscribers and 4k Gaming Nepal with 1.03 million subscribers on YouTube.
Moreover, there are numerous other professional streamers who are making a good living through live stream. These streamers usually receive lots of Super chats and Facebook Stars from the Nepalese viewers living in abroad and also within Nepal.
Video Game Live streaming process
Well, in matter of platforms, some streamers play games in PC whereas most of the streamers prefer playing on mobiles or iPads. In fact, the most played games like PUBG Mobile and Garena Free Fire have both PC and mobile versions. So these games are gaining more popularity among the streamers and the audience.
Actually, there are two types of streamers regarding PUBG Mobile. Some streamers just play random games, only for entertainment purpose. Whereas, there are competitive players who stream only of tournaments. These competitive players are gaining more audience attraction nowadays.
There are various ways to do a video game live streaming. Most of the professional streamers in Nepal use OBS or Streamlabs software for live streaming. Similarly, streamers playing on mobiles or iPads use elgato for live streaming.
Basically, elgato is a device that records or captures the signal sent from the gaming console or other devices like Laptops, mobiles or iPads to the Computer.
Mostly, streamers use elgato to give a better experience to their audience. In fact, recording and playing on the same device hampers the gameplay due to overload on the mechanisms. Thus, elgato is the most essential and helpful device for the streamers.
However, there are plenty of Nepali streamers who are streaming without a computer nor the elgato. Even though they are making good earnings from their live streams.
Actually, there are numerous live streaming apps available on both Android and iOS platforms. Streamers use these apps on their mobiles or iPads for live streaming. StreamChamp is one of the popular app that mostly Nepali streamers are using these days.
Video game Live streaming in Nepal
However, live streaming is not that easy in Nepal comparing to other countries. Nepal is still a developing country. Nepal is backward in various factors like electricity, transportation, internet and many more. Due to these reasons, Nepali streamers are facing lots of issues during the live streams.
In fact, the power goes off several times a day, which hampers the live streams as well as the gameplay. The internet speed is also not that good comparing to other countries. Due to many reasons, some streamers have even stopped doing live streams.
Basically, Nepali streamers are also helping the viewers and some needy people through live streams. They do giveaways time by time during the whole year. In fact, In-game cash or rewards are quite important to almost every gamers.
So, in hope of getting these rewards, lots of people join the giveaway programs that are happening on the live streams. In this way, the streamers are also gaining more subscribers in their streaming platforms. So the streamers and viewers are having benefits in both ways.
Nepali Gaming Community
Furthermore, the Nepali streamers are doing charity live streams time by time. All the ad revenue, donations, Super chats and Facebook Stars received on that stream are given to the respective needy person.
Similarly, streamers are organizing various tournaments with the help of their sponsors and channel members. So, viewers are also earning by participating in those tournaments. Therefore, video game live streaming is playing a vital role in Nepali gaming community.
Lately, the streamers battle tournament Nepal was held in April 2021. Usually the tournament happens every year. Lots of popular streamers were participated in the tournament.
Rubick Gaming was also one of the participants. In fact, he is the one and only streamer to hold #1 in Asia Squad Ranking in season 16 PUBG Mobile.
Similarly, ,many other top competitive streamers like DRS, Dead Eyes, Elementrix, Skylightz Gaming, T2k etc. were also seen in the same tournament. Furthermore, some female streamers such as Indu Malla Gaming, Wiffeyy, Wasabi etc. were also participated in the tournament.
PUBG Mobile Global Tournaments
Elementrix’s IGL, Mr Hyozu, is the first streamer of Nepal who was selected for the global tournaments of PUBG Mobile. In other word, he is the first streamer to introduce Nepal Gaming community outside of Nepal.
Nowadays, lots of other Nepali streamers are also participating in the global tournaments, and are showing an outstanding gameplay. Competitive teams like DE, DRS and Wizzes with Vibes have already won a title in PUBG Mobile global tournaments. So, people these days prefer to watch their live streams more comparing to other streamers in Nepal.