A Quarter of Gaming YouTubers are Getting Paid by Publishers

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Gamasutra conducted a survey of 141 gaming YouTubers, some of whom had more than a million subscribers. Turns out, 26% of those who have more than 5,000 subscribers have received money either from publishers (21%) or developers (5%) to make videos about their games. Less than 2% of those with less than 5,000 subscribers have done the same.

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