Felix Kjellberg AKA PewDiePie was one of many earliest success tales of on-line gaming content material, having had thousands and thousands of followers and pulling in thousands and thousands in income for years.
Regardless of being one in every of YouTube’s breakout gaming stars, he discovered himself in scorching water with the corporate after creating an anti-Semetic stunt, with YouTube cancelling his actuality present and pulling him from a lot of its adverts. However now it seems PewDiePie is again within the good books, having partnered with YouTube to stream solely with them, the Washington Publish stories.
Whereas he pulls in a big viewers, PewDiePie has repeatedly created controversy, often adopted by an apology, adopted by dropping a racial slur in a livestream, adopted by but extra apologies. After dodging any main controversies in the previous couple of years, YouTube is giving him a second probability.
In contrast to different massive gaming content material creators, PewDiePie has by no means centered on streaming as a lot as his common video choices, although that’s trying to change along with his new YouTube deal.
“Dwell streaming is one thing I’m focusing so much in 2020 and past, so to have the ability to associate with YouTube and be on the forefront of recent product options is particular and thrilling for the longer term,” he stated in a press launch by YouTube.
As of Could 2019, PewDiePie is not essentially the most subscribed-to YouTube channel, with Indian music label T-Collection lastly claiming the crown.