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Pokimane's Twitch contract is up, teases "new chapter"

The renowned Twitch streamer has been dealing with harassment in recent weeks and might opt for a new home.
Pokimane's Twitch contract is up, teases "new chapter"

It seems popular Twitch streamer Imane "Pokimane" Anys might be hinting at a platform switch after revealing via social media that her contract with the platform has expired, with a "new chapter" soon to be unveiled. 

On 31st January, the 25-year-old took to Twitter to announce that her exclusivity contract binding her to Twitch for two years was expired, promising fans an update in the upcoming days.

"After a wild 2 years, my Twitch contract ends today. I’ll see you guys February 8th for the next chapter. Much love to you all," Poki wrote to her 3.8 million followers.

Is Pokimane leaving Twitch?

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Pokimane might be the next high profile streamer to leave Twitch. (Picture: YouTube)

Considering everything that's been going in with Pokimane as of late, it's safe to say the streamer is at least considering a fresh start elsewhere.

If you've been living under a rock, Poki recently got her first Twitch ban for watching Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender on stream. On return broadcast, she got hate raided by JiDion, sparking yet another controversy involving the popular streamer. 

Stoking the flames of the JiDion and Poki drama, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins and her manager/wife, Jessica Blevins, threatened to sue Pokimane after allegedly wrongfully accusing Ninja, making false claims live on stream regarding his involvement in the situation, which included the former face of Fortnite texting his Twitch reps to help JiDion avoid a suspension.

JiDion would ultimately get permabanned from Twitch, but that didn't stop his followers from continuously harassing Pokimane, who even had to deal with accusations of drug usage while broadcasting, which she immediately denied.

Is Pokimane going to YouTube?

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Pokimane will announce her future on 8th February. (Picture: Pokimane)

We don't know for sure, but many former Twitch streamers have been recently ditching the purple platform to join the red team.

Recent standouts include the current holder of the most-subscribed channel in Twitch history, Ludwig Ahgren, and TimTheTatman, with 100 Thieves co-owner Valkyrae confirming she's extending her stay with YouTube.

For now, we'll just have to wait until 8th February to see what the future holds up for Pokimane.

Featured image courtesy of Pokimane.