Data Collected: July 17, 2015
Sample: RapidPoll of 350 US video game stream viewers
Gameplay streams from video games are becoming a popular form of entertainment for many people. Over 100 million unique viewers watch 16 billion minutes of streamed gameplay on Twitch each month. What are viewers looking for when they watch gameplay streams? We asked 350 video gamers in the US that watch video game streams why do you watch streamed or recorded PC or video games? in our latest RapidPoll. We found that there are four core motivations for viewing streamed gameplay.