Originally aired on July 20, 2023
Learn about the trend of TikTok users acting as non-playable characters (NPCs) from video games during livestreams. These creators are making thousands of dollars by receiving monetary tips from viewers, who send gifts for the streamers to react to in real-time. The NPC livestream trend has become so popular that some creators are earning up to seven thousand dollars per day. It also highlights the fascination and bizarre nature of this trend, as well as the potential influx of traffic and financial success it has brought to TikTok.
How are TikTok creators earning thousands by acting as NPCs on livestreams?
- TikTok users are portraying non-playable characters from video games on livestreams.
- Viewers send monetary tips to creators for appearing as NPCs onscreen.
- Creators react to the gifts and earn real cash equivalent tips.
- Some TikTok creators are making up to seven thousand dollars per day through this trend.