It’s finally here (hype intensifies). As for the previous events broadcasted on twitch I looked at this month (Sony Conference, Destiny MLG), I will be looking at some variables we can get from Twitch. Especially :

  • # of viewers
  • # of channels
  • ranking (over all game streamed on Twitch, 1 is best)
  • and some other features as the top 20 streamers in the Destiny directory (expect KingGothalion, Datto, ProfessorBroman, etc ...)

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What to expect :

  • large increase(s) on the release date of the DLC
  • large increase when the Raid will come live

Some important dates :

  • ROI release date : September,20th : 5am (Eastern Time), 10am (UK, day after), 7pm (Australia, day after)
  • Raid (Wrath of the Machine): September, 23th : 10am (Pacific Time)

Some preliminary plot for today(to estimate the baseline before the release date)


... to be updated ...

in preparation of the raid, I have also modified a script to count the number of ‘Raid’ word in the streamer status, I expect to see this word a lot Friday

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Status of ROI at ~8:00am (Eastern Time)

You did it Bungie ... Top 1 in Twitch for ~1hour.

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At the peak, the most popular streamer was KingGothalion with ~33k viewers.

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What to expect now :

  • an increase in the # of viewers during the day (people watching twitch at work)
  • another increase in the number of streamers in the afternoon (people coming from work and starting playing the game)

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The day after : Status of ROI at ~9:00am (Eastern Time)-September, 21th

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in more details for the # of viewers :

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It looks like it’s back to it’s base level (~10k every minute)

On a personal note, ROI is awesome. I finished the main campaign and did the new Phogoth strike. The PlagueLands look like packed with stuffs to discover.

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The day after-after : Status of ROI at ~8:30am (Eastern Time)-September, 22th

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Nothing more to add. The levels of # of viewers, # of channels, rank are back to what they used to be. Let’s see tomorrow how it will go for the Raid.


The day hours before the RAID : Status of ROI at ~8:30am (Eastern Time)-September, 23th

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