You all must have had heard the phrase “do what you love and you will never work a day in your life”. Well, this is indeed very true in its every form, but also quite difficult to get. We all love to play video games in our free time or when we want to relax ourselves from our hectic daily schedule. While, will it not be very exciting if you get paid for playing video games?
Well, to your surprise, the answer is yes! Many people have chosen it as a path for their income, however, it is quite risky as well because there are hundreds out there who choose this platform but never succeeded. The main reason behind this is that people start seeing more as a way to earn money than as a way that used to be fun for them. Even though, if properly utilized, you can earn a good amount of money from it.
Below is the list of some of the ways that you can follow to make money playing video games
One of the best ways to earn hard money by playing games is via live streaming. You can stream your game live in any of the social media platforms and aim to reach a large number of audience. You can make money either through ads, donations or subscriptions. There are many platforms that are ideal for this like Twitch, Youtube, Hitbox and many more.
Every newbie fan in the gaming world loves to read guides especially the ones that are dedicated to multiplayer player-versus-player games. For this, you can either get a website to post blogs, upload video guides to YouTube or post guides as eBooks. The first two can get you money through ads and the third one can generate money through sales.
Podcasts or videos
You can create your own show on either on daily basis, weekly or monthly specifically dedicate to gaming. The show could be an opinion-based discussion platform, trips and cheat codes for various games, or an interview with high profile players, and many more. You can monetize your podcast and YouTube videos with ads, or else you can make money through subscriptions.
You can write news, reviews, or interviews for a particular game, genre, or industry. It would be great if you create your own journalism site that you can monetize via ads or subscriptions or you can even work for a well reputed site where you will be paid for every blog or content you write.
Other good way to make good money playing video games is by participating in gaming tournaments. The bigger the tournament is the greater will be the prize money. If you are really good in gaming you may join an esports organization where you will receive a decent salary for your work.
Well, these were some of the amazing ways that you can follow to make money playing videogames. Video games are great way to have fun and get out of the reality, however if you use it as a just a way to earn money or see from work perspective, then there is a thin chance that you will succeed.