- Joined May 6, 2007
NT viewing has infiltrated My recommended IG posts
how old are you? I’m 32. That DrDisrespect dudes looks 44I mean I agree the jokes are funny about Twitch, but I’m gonna keep it real, NT sounds old. Sounding like my parents when they didn’t understand MySpace.
Times have changed. This quarantine definitely pushed up a lot of the advertising dollars they can command, as you see.
Honestly being a "real" sport doesn't even matter here.
MMA (UFC in particular) is considered a Niche Sport. It isn't one of the major sports of this county and It has been around going on 25 years. THere are a few mainstream stars that many can identify, ROusey, McGregory, Lesner, but again that is mostly by proximity of people that already watch sports.
Even during Rousey's peak, I would occasionally bring her up to people that probably didn't watch UFC and they didn't know who she was. This is a sport that has seen a Million PPV buys for a few events but again THAT doesn't make it a mainstream sport. It having a small(er) select audience, when compared to The Big 4 Sports, is what makes it a NIche sport.
In this country, if it isn't NBA/NFL/MLB/NHL and to a degree Tennis and Golf, your League is niche. It is what it is. It doesn't mean it can't be popular in a certain subset of the culture but it doesn't get the National attention of the MAJOR sports.
You don't have to pay to watch twitch tho.......I never paid for a sporting event ticket. And I also never paid for cable. Besides, that’s an ATHLETIC talent. I’m not finna pay to WATCH someone push buttons and yell at a screen. At least athletes yell at each other in the physical.
It sold 4 million...to people that play video games.the gaming COMMUNITY is mainstream. just cause you dont play video games it doesn't mean its not mainstream.
the last of us 2 just sold 4 million copies and yall really gonna tell me thats not mainstream? cmon son.
just cause yall old dudes DONT play video games doesn't mean everyone else isn't. god damn.
Nobody ever, EVER said video games are niche. Said the viewing networks are. Twitch. We said the 'stars' are not mainstream.
Perhaps, but we gotta acknowledge while it isn’t our personal preference, it isn’t niche. Not anymore.how old are you? I’m 32. That DrDisrespect dudes looks 44
edit: he’s 38
this isn’t an age thing. It’s a matter of personal preference
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