MMORPG refers to the style and variety of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It is a genre that takes place in a virtual space, where users from all over the world can meet and partner up.
It is a subset of MMOs that includes role-playing aspects, with some gamers customizing their gameplay to complement their selected archetypes or characters. The few popular MMORPGs are World of Warcraft, RuneScape, and Black Desert.
It's no mystery that the online streaming sector has flourished in recent years, particularly after the global pandemic, with sales revenues expected to touch $180 billion by 2021. By some estimates, the MMORPG market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 9.5 percent over the next three years (2023-2025).
As a result, Twitch streamers of MMORPGs are seeing an increase in fans keen on fresh content.
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Five MMORPG streamers who readers should follow
Tim "EsfandTV" is the first to appear on the list of popular MMORPG streamers, with a whopping 1.1 million followers at the time of writing. He is most famous for being the co-owner of the gaming organization, One True King.
In this streams, EsfandTV regularly dabbles in the popular MMO game World of Warcraft. Of late, he has also been broadcasting other titles such as Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid.
His latest stream records his journey to the 2022 TwitchCon in Amsterdam.
The second streamer to join the list is Ben "CohhCarnage," who boasts a massive following of 1.4 million on Twitch. Although he can be considered a variety streamer, the star often dabbles in MMORPG titles like Path of Exile and EverQuest.
Being a variety streamer, CohhCarnage frequently changes up his content. In his recent streams, he played Dragon Age: Inquisition, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, and Chivarly 2.
Michigan-born gamer Nick "Nmplol" is among the most popular MMO streamers on Twitch. He presently has close to a million followers on the platform.
The 31-year-old launched his content creation career on YouTube in 2014, and used to share gameplay of titles such as CS: GO and Hearthstone.
After shifting to Twitch, Nmplol was most notable for playing World of Warcraft. He streams reasonably regularly on his Twitch channel, mainly under the "Just Chatting" category, and plays games such as Fall Guys as well.
4) Method Sco
Scott "Sco" is a Scottish streamer and co-founder of gaming organization Method. He has over 380K followers on Twitch as of July 2022 and has been playing World of Warcraft since adolescence.
Sco is easily one of the most well-known faces in the WoW community, with his streams regularly attracting thousands of viewers. He also streams other MMO games, including Chimeraland and V Rising.
Zack "Asmongold" is comfortably one of the most prominent names in the MMO gaming scene. The OTK co-owner made a name for himself by playing the immensely popular World of Warcraft games and has been an active participant on Twitch since 2014, accumulating over 3.3 million followers.
Elden Ring, Diablo Immortal, Final Fantasy XIV, and Lost Ark are among the other MMO games in which the 32-year-old has dabbled in. He was also named the best MMORPG streamer in 2022.