Hogwarts Legacy on Twitch beaks viewership records amidst raging boycott calls- Amidst the boycott controversy regarding the RPG title ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ on Twitch, it broke the record for the most live viewers for a single-player game on the purple platform. Popular streamers like xQc and others have slammed those calling in for a boycott of the game on Twitch.
The transphobic remarks made by the creator of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, have contributed significantly to the difficult pre-release period for Hogwarts Legacy. This raised queries on Twitch, with many Twitch streamers and viewers calling in for boycotting the game. Despite this rampant influence, the RPG title enjoys huge fandom and broke viewership records on Twitch.
Hogwarts Legacy on Twitch beaks viewership records amidst raging boycott calls
With 1.2 million concurrent viewers, Hogwarts Legacy has surpassed the previous record for the most viewed single-player game on Twitch. xQc had more than 108,000 live viewers and was the most popular Hogwarts Legacy streamer. The Canadian had earlier in the day criticized boycotters for criticizing Girlfriend Reviews, which caused them to break down in tears while streaming.
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The controversial situation that the game is in now did little harm to it in terms of viewers and fans eager to try their hands at the game. Many other Twitch streamers like IIIoJuan, LIRIK, and NICKMERCS had thousands of viewers watching along during the live stream of the gameplay on their channels.
Despite the numerous disputes, Avalanche Studios has made it clear where it stands by introducing a transgender character in Hogwarts Legacy. For PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5, Hogwarts Legacy will launch on February 10 in its entirety. The game’s last-gen release is scheduled for April, while the Nintendo Switch edition debuts in July. It’s conceivable that the Hogwarts Legacy Twitch record will keep increasing till then.