Streamers can now get a better handle on the behaviour of their Twitch audience.
The platform has introduced some new analytics tools that offer additional insight. For instance, streamers can now see how their subscribers divide between regular and Prime and how much revenue that translates to.
They will also be able to drill into stats to see, for instance, how the numbers have grown or shrunk since they started streaming a particular title.
Such tools are likely to be especially useful right now as some of the big streamers are enjoying an influx of viewers to their channels on the back Fortnite. However, how these new potentially fleeting viewers will behave – and whether they’ll stick around – remains to be seen.
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“Revenue and subscription information is now prominently displayed, and the new visual update makes it easier to see where your revenue comes from, how many subscribers you have, and other key information you need to grow your channel,” read a statement from Twitch.
“Plus, with info about your top streams and Clips, you can see whether your audience shares your top plays or your best fails the most. And for the first time ever, you’ll be able to set custom start and end dates for your information, letting you see only the numbers you care about.
“Over time, we’ll improve the Channel Analytics page to be even more useful. Coming soon, you’ll be able to find new, relevant stats to help you grow by seeing which channels and games your viewers are watching when they aren’t watching your content. With that information, you’ll be better equipped to decide when to stream, what to stream, or who to collaborate with, for example.”