Streaming is fun and games, but it’s also hard work. Twitch recognize their streamers’ dedication and talent, and they’re taking another step forward to ensure Twitch continues to be the best streaming platform in the world for everyone with… the Twitch Affiliate Program.
The Twitch Affiliate Program puts qualified streamers one step closer toward the dream of making a living from their passions. Twitch Affiliates can start earning income on Twitch while they build their audience and work toward the coveted status of Twitch Partner.
Earn on Twitch with Subscriptions
Affiliates can earn on Twitch by accepting subscriptions from their viewers. Affiliates will have access to all subscription options: $4.99, $9.99, $24.99, and the Prime free subscription. Affiliates also get one global subscriber emote for all subscribers, with the options of adding two additional for $9.99 and $24.99 subscribers.
Start Earning on Twitch with Bits
At launch, Affiliates can enable Bits to Cheer on their channels so viewers can offer support without leaving Twitch. Bits are a virtual good that viewers can buy to Cheer in chat. The streamer in whose channel the Bits are Cheered gets a share of the revenue. Bits can take the form of animated gem emotes, or Cheermotes, which are animated versions of global emotes. As the program develops we will introduce additional monetization tools for Affiliates.
Earn on Twitch with Game Sales
Affiliates can also earn revenue from the sale of games or in-game items on Twitch. When streamers play any game on stream that is available for sale or has in-game items for sale on Twitch, a purchase offer appears on the channel page below the video window. Affiliates earn a 5% revenue share of the purchases that originate from their channel pages. Viewers who buy not only help support Affiliates, but will also be rewarded with a Twitch Crate for any purchase of $4.99 or more.
Twitch is looking for streamers who aren’t yet Partners, but who have at least 50 followers and over the last 30 days have have at least 500 total minutes broadcast, 7 unique broadcast days, and an average of 3 or more concurrent viewers.