TheGrefg, a Spanish-language Twitch streamer, simply acquired a pores and skin in Fortnite. During his reveal stream for the brand new addition to the sport, David ‘TheGrefg’ Martínez broke every concurrent viewership record on Twitch – most of them by astronomical figures. TheGrefg’s stream reached a peak of over 2.4 million concurrent viewers.

The earlier concurrent viewer record for a person streamer was set by Ninja means again in 2018, when he streamed Fortnite alongside Drake to a peak of 635,000 viewers. Esports organisation Eleague had beforehand held the general record for Twitch viewers, with a peak of over 1.1 million viewers additionally set in 2018. (The PlayStation 5 reveal additionally reached over 1 million viewers in 2020, for comparability.)

So sure, TheGrefg simply doubled Twitch’s earlier concurrent viewer record, and he’s acquired his personal Fortnite pores and skin, attributable to hit the Item store on January 16. It’s a part of the Icon collection, and joins different skins for streamers like Ninja, LoserFruit, and Lachlan.

For my fellow English-speaking Twitch observers, it’s value noting that Spanish-language streamers have already been posting some breakout numbers on the platform these days. TheGrefg is among the names which helped result in Rust’s massive Twitch resurgence.

If you thought battle royale games – or, heck, Twitch streaming – had been gonna fade away, nicely… it appears just like the peaks are solely simply starting.