While it’s becoming more and more common for steamers and gamers to make money doing what they love, the money that is going into paying these people is becoming more and more impressive.
Game Informer recently posted an article about how Apex Legends took the gaming world by storm. They attribute it to a marketing deal that EA made with the popular streamer known as Ninja. It’s rumored that EA paid the gamer $1M to stream and tweet about their game. Read more about it here.