Subscriptions are purchased by viewers to gain access to custom emotes and badges in your chat. Early on, you’ll split any subscription money with Twitch. As a Partner, you also get to customize your Cheermotes and Bit Badges. Both Partner and Affiliates also gain access to subscriptions. Twitch hasn’t made this public – but sub split negotiations are tied to sub count. A primary way that Twitch streamers can earn revenue is channel subscriptions. There are three different subscription tiers and the revenue is split between you and Twitch. Twitch announced the revenue sharing for Partners in February, and the Twitch Affiliate Program debuted in April, so it didn't take long for a previously Partner-exclusive feature to reach Affiliates. As Twitch explains, “subscriptions let your community support you on a consistent basis and get rewarded with exclusive perks for doing so.” Twitch splits the subscription revenue with streamers, meaning that streamers earn half of all subscription fees. The streamer and Twitch share the subscription income, initially with a 50:50 split. However, Twitch Partners can unlock up to 50 Sub Emotes to act as an incentive for people to subscribe at the higher levels. Typically, this is in the form of a 50 to 60 percent revenue split. Let’s evaluate some examples of how much Twitch streamers can make based on subscriber volume. Ads on the channel. Twitch currently operates on an approximate 50/50 split for streamers, according to multiple reports and streamers’ testimony. They can receive a 5% share of the revenue. Making Use of Subscribers. If a Partner plays a game which Twitch either sells or has in-game items to sell, a sales box automatically appears on their page below the video screen. Current Twitch Partners all start at the same split: 50-50 for Tier 1, while Tier 2, and Tier 3 are 60-40 and 70-30 respectively. While the majority of Twitch Partners may not get an exclusive deal, they can get a better cut of their sub revenue. Twitch Partners can sell games and in-game items from their page. Viewers can opt for one of three subscription levels - $4.99, $9.99, or $24.99. Ads: Partners earn a share of the revenue generated from any ads played on their Some of the monetization options for someone in the Twitch Partnership Program include shares of revenue from: Viewer paid subscriptions. The more subscribers a streamer has, the higher their split share. Twitch streamers have to share their revenue with the platform. Twitch provides participating Partners a share of the revenue Twitch receives from Bits equal to 1 cent per Bit used to Cheer for them. Donations of Bits through Cheers. Viewers can obtain a paid monthly subscription to your channel.