What it takes to build a career in videogame livestreaming

What it takes to build a career in videogame livestreaming

author image Ayaan Shams Siddiquee |

April 30, 2024 at 1:55 AM BST

When one hears about video games, the first thing that crosses your mind is an adrenaline rush and a way of getting entertained. However, there is more to it than what meets the eye. Today, the gaming industry is a multi-billion-dollar industry that has tremendous growth opportunities and potentially rewarding career options. Over the past few years, we have seen how the landscape of work has changed.

While earlier, it was believed that only individuals with a fine degree could afford a luxury lifestyle, with time, some out-of-the-box career fields which do not require fancy degrees have also become quite popular in the GEN Y as well as GEN Z.

The reason is simple. It’s been quite a while since people have started taking the mantra, “If you are good at something, never do it for free” seriously.

One such unique career option that does not require you to have a Master’s or even a high school certificate but surely demands you to be in love with games is Live streaming.

For those who are adept at content creation and are confident enough to broadcast their gaming skills for the world to tune in, a video game streamer is the best career option. However, taking the steps at the right time is relevant in streaming jobs too, just like other jobs.