Twitch is a well know gaming broadcaster we all know that. Twitch offers the subscription for users, in exchange users get premium stuff such as emotes to use in Stream chatroom. Basically, a premium subscription lets you interact with your favorite streamer and gives an opportunity to give money to support them.
When you pay an amount to the streamer, he uses it for his living and to buy more gear for quality broadcasting purposes. Twitch subscriptions are one of the most popular ways of making money from gaming.
Difference between Subscribing and Following
Subscribing is nothing but paying channel for enjoying the streamed content. It is an optional thing, paying or not paying is your choice. Subscribing will help Streamer to earn money from your donation.
Following channel on Twitch will add it to your following list and the following channels list will visible on the front page for your ease. It is just like similar to the following pages list on Facebook.
Twitch Subscription Benefits
The very first advantage of Twitch subscription is an ad-free experience while watching. Once you pay the amount, the Streamer removes the advertisement which appears in the beginning, mid and end of the stream. However, it is an optional feature, some streamers will still allow the ads even if you pay the amount.
Emotes are nothing but emoticons. These are special and you will get a unique set of emotes for each and every channel. When you subscribe to a channel, you will get access to use the special icons exclusively available for the particular channel. These emotes are created by the channel creator, so you will get unique icons for every channel you subscribe. You can use these emotes in any chat room irrespective of the channel or category.
Badges are special icons that display alongside to a subscriber name. For example, if you subscribed to a Twitch channel for a long time with good commenting history, you will get a custom badge from the Streamer.
If you become a subscriber of a particular channel, you will have more chances of getting entry into the exclusive competitions held by the channel owner.
It is an optional feature you will a get from a few Twitch channels. This feature allows you to chat in a private room with paid subscribers like you.
These are the main benefits of a paid Twitch subscriptions.
That’s all for now. Next time we come up with more Twitch related articles. Meanwhile, you can read our Twitch guide How to Stream on Twitch using a PC.
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