Streamers on Twitch make a lot of money through donations quite often known as Twitch Bits. Players/Streamers like Ninja and Shroud receive thousands of Twitch bits every day from fans worldwide. But, how much exactly do they make per donation? That’s what this guide is for. Here we will show you the live conversions of Twitch Bits to USD so you get a rough idea of how much your favourite streamers are making from the donations.
Here is a Twitch Bits to USD calculator which will help you calculate the exact numbers for any existing streamer. Do note that this is just a chart and you need to do some manual work to find out the specific numbers.
Twitch Bits to USD Conversion (Latest)
As seen from the chart above, these donations are worth 100s of dollars which these streamers receive daily. If you want to know how much your streamer has made on one donation, multiply the number of bits to dollars by looking at the table above. If you see 425 Bits donation, since you know 100 Bits is equal to $1 and 1 Bit is equal to $0.01, therefore 425 Bits will be equal to $4.25.
Pricing for Cheer Bits on Twitch (Latest)
Do you also want to donate to your favourite streamers? You might be wondering how much these bits will cost you. Here is a live price conversion rate of Twitch Bits to US Dollars for the fans who are willing to donate.
|Bits||Dollars / Discount|
|1,500 Bits||$19.95 (5% Discount)|
|5,000 Bits||$64.40 (8% Discount)|
|10,000 Bits||$126.00 (10% Discount)|
|25,000 Bits||$308 (12% Discount)|
There are no discount coupons available for these Twitch Bits you want to purchase. Twitch doesn’t allow any coupon to be applied while purchasing Cheer Bits but you can buy the big packages at a discount starting from 1500 Bits with no limitations. A million bits package will certainly give you a lot of additional cheered bits to donate.
What are Twitch Bits – Full Guide
Twitch is a streaming platform owned by Amazon with millions of Engaging audiences every day. It does not have a major following like Youtube or Facebook but Twitch has a quality audience. Similar to Youtube donations, Twitch has its own virtual currency known as Twitch Bits which are used to donate and support the streamers.
Why donate? Everyone loves being supported by fans and one of the ways to make sure the streamers create engaging content is by giving donations. Here are some of the reasons why you should donate to hardworking streamers worldwide.
Engagement: The Twitch Bits you donate to your streamers are not just sent as a donation, you can put a text in the donation box which will appear on the streamers screen. If the streamer you’re donating has a huge follower base, they won’t be able to read your chat among so many other fans. Since not everyone is a generous donator, you can stand out among thousands of viewers by sending a highlighted text message. Streamers always acknowledge the message sent through donations instead of regular messages on chat.
Support: Some of the streamers work very hard to create content for their viewers who are active every day. It’s good to show some support by donating them once in a while. It keeps the streamer activated and gives a boost to create new content with more enthusiasm.
Badges: When you donate the streamers by typing “cheer (number of bits)” in the chatbox, you get custom badges for chatting in the channel. This makes your name stand out in the chatbox among other viewers and you’re noticed by the streamers. Therefore, you will be highlighted and your messages would be visible to the streamers. This shows your support and engagement for the streamer and how loyal you are to them.
Emotes: Only the donators get to send emotes to the streamers. Another way of standing out in the chatbox is by donating through custom emotes created by the channel owner or using the default emotes created by Twitch. The streamer won’t miss your message with a custom emote when you donate which is not possible in a regular chatroom.
How to support your streamers through Twitch Bits?
Cheer bits are the only option to donate and show support to your favourite streamers. Since big streamers like shroud and Ninja have millions of followers, you need to use cheer bits to donate and stand out. This is the only way they will read your message among thousands of chat messages.
It’s quite easy to calculate the amount of Twitch Bits you need to donate to someone. Taking hints from the chart above, since $1 = 100 Bits, to donate $50, multiple 50 * 100 which is equal to 5,000 Bits.
There are limitations when it comes to donating Bits on Twitch. The minimum amount for donation is 30 Bits which is around $0.3 whereas the maximum number of cheer bits that can be donated is 100,000 ($1000) per chat. Donating 100k Bits all at once is not allowed and only 10,000($100) Bits can be donated from one emote. Add more cheer10000 emotes to donate more than $100 in a single go.
If you wish to donate these cheer bits, you need to buy them through Twitch and the pricing can be found at the beginning of this article. Payment methods accepted for purchasing Twitch Bits are Amazon Payments (Since the platform is owned by Amazon) and Paypal. There is no other third-party option to pay for these Twitch Bits.
If you don’t have a budget but still want to support your streamers, read along till the end as there is a separate section for earning Twitch Bits for free.
How to Cheer using Desktop
Step 1: Log in to your Twitch account and select your favourite streamer. Make sure they have enabled donations.
Step 2: When you click on the chatbox, a bit icon will appear alongside the emoji icon. Check the number of bits present in your accounts. If you don’t have any, click on “Get Bits” on the same popup menu.
Step 3: After confirming your purchase, select your Cheermote along with the number of cheer bits you want to send. There are a number of options to choose from. Bring out the artist in you and select what fits best.
Step 4: After selecting the custom Cheermote, type a message following the Cheetmote text on the text box and hit enter.
That’s it!! Your cheer bits will be donated to the streamer along with the custom Cheermote and the text you typed.
How to Cheer using Mobile
Twitch has recently optimized its platform for smartphones because not everyone uses a desktop for Twitch. The method for donation on mobile is the same as that for desktop/web.
Step 1: Login and go to your favourite steamer’s channel.
Step 2: Click on the bit icon on the chatbox. If you don’t have bits in your account, you can click on “Get Bits” to purchase through Twitch.
Step 3: After buying the bits, select Cheermote, and the number of bits you want to donate. You will get options to choose from a wide range of custom Cheermotes provided by the channel owner.
Step 4: After deciding the Cheermote, type a message if you wish to while donating and hit send.
The cheer bits will be donated to the streamers and they will read out your name along with the message you sent.
How to get free bits on twitch?
While buying bits from Twitch is the easiest option, sometimes you might be running low on budget. This is understood and we don’t want you to exhaust your limited budget and donate something which you don’t have. This is where the free tricks from Twitch come into play. There are two methods through which you can earn free Twitch Bits for donation.
- Twitch Ads
- Surveys on Twitch RPG
1. Twitch Ads
When you click on “Get Bits”, there is an option named “Watch Ads” which rewards you Twitch Bits for watching Ads on the platform. This is the easiest way to get bits for donating the streamers you like.
The process is as simple as it sounds. All you need to do is click on “watch ad” and bits will be added to your account.
2. Twitch RPG Surveys
Twitch Resource Power Group (RPG) is created for viewers and improves the platform for everyone. The company believes their support group is not enough to know about the issues users face on the platform which is why they created this RPG community. The goal of this community is to make Twitch one of the best platforms for the viewers as well as the streamers.
The roles of the users in Twitch RPG are voting for new emotes and taking part in the surveys. These surveys are most rewarding and sometimes these rewards can up to as high as 500 Bits per survey which is equal to 5 dollars. Participating in them not only rewards you in Twitch Bits but also helps Twitch in understanding what the user wants and how they can improve the quality of their platform.
Note: Read the twitch bits policy and do not do anything which violates their policy.
Bits farming is done by many people with high-end PCs. Farming requires automatic and bot scripts specific for running Ads and getting free bits. Be aware Twitch algorithms are quite strong and your account might get banned. Another limitation of farming is it is only possible by watching ads that have a cool down. You cannot watch ads consistently otherwise it would be much easier for people to misuse this feature.
Note: We don’t recommend farming bits, the above paragraph is just for information. always use genuine money to buy bits.
Conversion from Twitch Bits to USD is quite easier than you think. The conversion rates are also good and as visible in the list, you get discounts on packages starting from 1,500 Bits. Follow the chart carefully if you want to know the exact amount to donate to the streamers. Donating them is the best way to get noticed in their community and if you’re a die-hard fan with some extra money to spare, donate with a special message in the donation box so your message will be visible in the whole community.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How Much are 1000 Bits on Twitch?
As you can see from the chart in the beginning, 1000 Bits are equal to $10 for the streamers.
How Many Bits Available in $1?
There are 100 Bits available for $1. If you wish to donate the same, you need to pay $1.4 which includes the tax on the platform.
How many dollars are 50000 bits?
50000 Twitch Bits = $500
Do streamers get paid for bits?
Yes, streamers get paid for the bits donated to them by the viewers or the fans.
How much are twitch bits worth to streamers?
It depends on how many Bits a user or viewer is donating to the streamer. We mentioned a conversion table at the beginning of this article which gives us detail about each and every bit donated to a Twitch streamer.
Can I buy Xbox Games with Twitch Bits?
No, you can not buy Xbox games with bits, you can search and generate free Xbox codes by the way. twitch bits and Xbox card codes are totally different.