Twitch star xQc leaves Luminosity Gaming after two years
Luminosity Gaming announces the departure of their top Twitch streamer, xQc, from their content creator team after two years together.
Famous Twitch streamer Félix "xQc" Lengyel is leaving the American esports organization Luminosity Gaming. This announcement comes after two years of partnership, where xQc has grown into one of the largest Twitch streamers and internet personalities. He currently has 11.5 million followers on Twitch, making him one of the most-followed Twitch streamers.
The Canadian streamer had previously been a professional Overwatch esports player from 2016 to 2018. He then joined Sentinels and was already making a name in the streaming world, with him being the sixth most-watched streamer in 2019. xQc then left Sentinels in 2020 and joined Luminosity Gaming shortly after.
xQc's time in Luminosity Gaming
xQc's popularity has grown over the years, with the streamer making a variety of content. He mainly streams game titles like Overwatch, Grand Theft Auto, and Minecraft. He is also active in the "Just Chatting" category, where he engages with his followers and shares his opinions. In fact, xQc won the Streamy Awards for Just Chatting in 2022.
xQC won Streamy Awards 2022 for Just Chatting. Image via Esports.gg.
During his time with Luminosity Gaming, xQc has managed to remain one of the most-watched Twitch streamer. In 2020, his watched hours were 174 million, followed by 274 million hours in 2021 and 224 million hours in 2022. He also broke his Peak Viewers record for his channel in 2022 at 330k views. This was during his broadcast of the Overwatch 2 closed beta testing.
xQc contributed huge numbers of streaming hours to Luminosity Gaming, perhaps making him one of the most valuable talents. His influence puts them in first place almost every month in 2022 as the most viewed Twitch team among esports clubs. xQc's departure will surely give a big impact on Luminosity Gaming's presence in the content creation world as they will have to reinvent themselves and decide on the future of the content creation team.
xQc has not yet given any statement on his departure from Luminosity Gaming or his future plans. His followers are excited to see where he will go next and he will surely be a fantastic catch for any organization.