TimTheTatman, one of Twitch’s biggest streamers, moves to YouTube Gaming

Jay Peters

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Tim “TimTheTatMan” Betar, one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, is leaving to stream exclusively on YouTube Gaming. His move comes just days after another big streamer, Ben “DrLupo” Lupo, announced that he’d be switching from Twitch to YouTube as well. Betar’s first stream will take place on September 2nd.

In moving from Twitch, Betar is leaving behind the 7 million followers he’s accrued on the Amazon-owned platform. But he won’t be starting from scratch on YouTube, where he already has 3.8 million subscribers.

the futurehttps://t.co/Hz9YZ0m2EA pic.twitter.com/ekGwDreHOL

— timthetatman (@timthetatman) September 1, 2021

Speaking to Insider, Betar said the move will let him spend more time with his family. “When I started, I...

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