Does getting paid to play video games sound like a dream job? If you have even a passing interest in gaming and spend any time online, you’re bound to come across countless Twitch and YouTube channels of people playing video games in the hopes that they can turn their hobby into a lucrative career.
With livestreaming audiences expected to reach 1.4 billion people by 2025, it’s easy to understand why this is. However, with the streaming and content creation markets as oversaturated as they are, it’s important to understand that playing video games for money is not a viable career choice for most people.
With that said, there are certainly options out there for you to earn money by playing (or making) games. Keep reading to find out how you can make money playing the video games you love.