When it comes time for you to find gaming sponsors for your team or channel, take the time to find brands that you love. Research the company to find out about their values and see if they align with your own.
Gaming Sponsorship Application
We have put together a full list of Gaming brands that are open to applications depending on your size and reach as an influencer. Once you’ve mastered how to get more Twitch viewers, brands will flock to you in order to reach your audience.
As you reach out to brands, remember to be professional and courteous. Always thank them for their time. If they reject your proposal, ask them what you can do to better yourself to eventually work with them.
Affiliate Programs for Twitch and YouTube
There are several affiliate programs sprinkled throughout the following lists, but if you want access to a broad variety of programs, check out the following programs. Each will help potentially help you find the right brands to work with long-term.
- ShareASale – with ShareASale, you will be able to easily apply for hundreds of different brands. There are several varieties to choose from, meaning you can find something unique that still relates to your stream. You can manage several programs from their easy-to-use interface.
- CJ Affiliates – like ShareASale, you will be able to sign up for several industry affiliate programs individually and track each one through a single place.
- Amazon Associates – while the commission rates are small, the conversion rates tend to be higher than average. You can also earn commission on items that you didn’t necessarily showcase either. Best of all, there are a couple of good Twitch extensions that will easily showcase Amazon products for you.
Twitch Sponsorship Opportunities
Use these categories to navigate to the type of brands you want to see. If we have a full profile for them, you’ll be able to select the link in the table to read more about them.
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Gaming Chair Sponsorships
One of the more visual aspects of your stream setup is your gaming chair. While people may not be able to see that you are using state-of-the-art monitors, if you have a visually appealing chair, it will catch people’s eye. Gaming chair sponsorships and affiliates can let you earn passive commission through a link in your Twitch profile.
|AKRacing||Sponsorship & Affiliate||Streamers||5% Comm. on Affiliate Sales|
|Chairs4Gaming||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||15% Commission|
|EwinRacing||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||Sponsorship - varies, Affiliate - 10% and bonuses|
|GT Omega||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Teams, Streamers||5% Commission|
|Herman Miller||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Varies|
|OPSEAT||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Teams, Streamers||Varies, $15 per chair, potential free chair|
|Secretlab||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||12% commission|
|TechniSport||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Commission and free products|
|Vertagear||Affiliate||Streamers||Commissions and bonuses|
Computer Sponsorships for Gamers
If you are a better-than-average gamer (and especially if you are pro), people will be curious about your gaming computer. Skilled gamers are always asked about their equipment and will often post sponsorship or affiliate information in their profiles for them.
|Digital Storm||Sponsorship||Streamers, Influencers||Varies|
|NZXT||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||8% and Perks|
|Xidax||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||3% Commission|
Gaming Controller Sponsorships
Console gamers and those who play PC games with controllers may be able to earn a commission from selling upgrades or decals to them. There are several different companies that sell controllers or accessories for controllers. Find the one that works best with you.
|Battle Beaver Customs||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||Merch|
|Cinch Gaming||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||5% Commission in Store Credit|
|Fatal Grips||Affiliate Program||Streamers, Gamers||10% Commission, Merch|
|Forever Grips||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||Varies|
|KontrolFreek||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||10% Commission|
|ModdedZone||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||5% Commission|
Gear Sponsorships for Gamers
Like computers, if you have special skill, people will want to duplicate your setup. They may also ask about your webcam or your headset. If you use equipment you are passionate about, you may be able to sign up for an affiliate program with the manufacturer. Here is a list of known sponsorships from hardware companies:
|Cooler Master||Sponsorship||Streamers, Gamers||Varies|
|Finalmouse||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||25% Commission Rate|
|Floating Grip||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||15% Commission, Giveaways|
|MSI Gaming||Sponsorship||Streamers, Gamers||Varies|
|OnFire Gaming||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||Commission and Perks|
|Razer||Sponsorship Affiliate||Streamers||20% Commission, Special Offers|
|ROCCAT||Sponsorship||Content Creators||Commission, Payment|
|Tt eSPORTS||Sponsorship||Teams, Gamers||Varies|
|Viper Gaming||Sponsorship||Gamers, Streamers, Teams||Discount codes, gear, affiliate links|
Headset Sponsorships for Gamers
|Astro Gaming||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||5% Commission and Perks|
|SteelSeries||Affiliate||Streamers, YouTubers||8% Commission|
|Turtle Beach||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||Varies|
Stream Accessories Sponsorships
Some companies make products specifically for streamers and content creators. These products will help you improve the quality of your stream and make it easy for you to add features that your viewers will enjoy.
Graphics Sponsorships for Gamers
Proud of your overlays, emotes, and transitions? Depending on where they were created, you could potentially earn commission through an Affiliate program with that company. Send your viewers who also want to stream in the right direction.
|Nerd or Die||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Up to 30% Commission|
|Own3D||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Up to 30% Commission|
|Sketchfab Inc||Affiliate||Content Creators||10% Commission|
|Visuals by Impulse||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Varies|
Games and Software Sponsorships for Gamers
Many content creators have found sponsorships through brands that market games or software in general. There are several programs that are used in content creation or online protection.
|Green Man Gaming||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||Commission|
VPN Sponsorships for Gamers
VPNs are a very important extensions for people to invest in if they want to use the internet responsibly. It will keep their accounts protected and allow you to access sites and services not available in your country or region. Here are a few that offer sponsorships or affiliate programs:
|AVG Technologies||Affiliate||Content Creators||25%|
|ExpressVPN||Affiliate||Content Creators||Up to $36 Commission per sale|
|F-Secure||Affilaite||Content Creators||Up to 25% Commission|
|FastestVPN||Affiliate||Content Creators||$14 per sale|
|Norton||Affiliate||Content Creators||20% Commission|
|Panda Security||Affiliate||Content Creators||35%|
|Private Internet Access||Affiliate||Content Creators||$3 recurring revenue per customer|
|Tiger Direct||Affiliate||Content Creators||3%|
Coaching Sponsorships for Gamers
If you are a very good player in a major game like DOTA 2, League of Legends, or Fortnite, you have probably been asked for tips and advice more than once. While you won’t have time to help everyone who asks, you may be able to direct them to coaching services through one of the following providers:
|Gamer Sensei||Affiliate||Content Creators||Commission|
|GamerzClass||Affiliate||Content Creators||$8 per sale|
Clothing Sponsorships for Gamers
Wear gaming-related shirts or other mech? You may be able to send your viewers to an online store to purchase similar product and earn some commission on the side. Here are some platforms that offer sponsorships and affiliate programs:
|IntoTheAm||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||10% commission|
|Loot Crate||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Approx. $10 Commission Per Sale|
|Meta Threads||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||10-20% Commission|
|Nerdvana||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Commission, Discount Code|
Gaming Glasses Sponsorships
Computer glasses can take the strain of staring at your screen off of your eyes, allowing you to stream longer. Gaming glasses can also increase contrast and maximize what you see, giving you a slight advantage over your opponent. The following companies offer affiliate programs:
|Gunnar Optiks||Affiliate||Gaming Influencers||Commission|
|Zenni||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Teams, Influencers||Varies, Commission|
Food Gaming Sponsorships
Everyone loves snacks and there are several food companies that want to sponsor streamers and gamers. If you love any of the companies on this list, you may be able to partner with them. Check these out:
|JerkyPro||Affiliate||Teams, Pro Gamers||Possible commission and perks|
|Quest Nutrition||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||Varies|
|Viter Energy Mints||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||Commission and Perks|
Energy Drink Gamer Sponsorships
Many gamers drink energy drinks to keep them wide away and hyped through the night. This extra energy can keep you focused, taking you to greater heights as you move up through the rankings. Many of these companies will work with streamers and gamers. Here are some of the best:
|5-Hour Energy||Sponsorship||Pro-Teams, Pro-Gamers||Varies|
|MIXT Energy||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Streamers||10% Commission|
|Player One Coffee||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||$1 Per Coffee|
|Raze Energy||Affiliate, Sponsorship||Content Creators||Swag, Commission|
|Red Bull||Sponsorship||Pro Gamers||Varies|
|Rogue Energy||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||Varies|
|Sneak Energy||Sponsorship||Teams, Pro Gamers||Special perks|
Gaming Supplements Sponsorships
There are several supplements on the market that promise to clear your mind and improve your energy and concentration. This mental clarity can increase your reaction time and keep you focused on the goal of the game. Some of these companies offer affiliate programs and sponsorships. Here are a few:
|Brickhouse Nutrition||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||10-25%|
|eAthlete Labs||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||up to 15%, Discounts|
|Pharmanaut Labs||Affiliate||Gamers, Streamers||25-35%|
Miscellaneous Gaming Sponsorships
There are hundreds of brands that you can potentially work with as a streamer. Not all are on this list and not all will fit in a specific category. Here are a few great finds that you approach when the time is right:
|Amazon||Affiliate||Streamers, Influencers||Varied Commission|
|Console Gaming League||Sponsorship||Console Gamers||Varies|
|Cratejoy||Affiliate||Content Creators||15% Commission|
|Envavo||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Content Creators||7% Commission and Perks|
|Fable Beard Co||Sponsorship||Bearded Gamers, Bearded Streamers||Varies|
|Gamer Goo||Sponsorship||Streamers, Influencers||Varies|
|Humble Bundle||Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||$10 per account|
|Mojodesk||Affiliate||Content Creators||4% Commission|
|ServerBlend||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Streamers, Gamers||Varies|
|XSplit||Sponsorship, Affiliate||Streamers||10% Commission|
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do You Get Sponsors For Gaming?
If you have a professional channel that has a loyal audience, you can reach out to sponsors or wait for them to reach out to you. The key is to understand where your brands can benefit each other to increase value over time.
How Much Do Gaming Sponsors Pay?
The amount that you will be paid will depend on the sponsor, the size of your following, your content, and the amount of influence you have as a whole. Each will likely either give you a metric based on concurrent viewer counts or give you a one-time payment for a service.
What Type of Sponsorships Are There?
Sponsorships will vary from brand to brand. Some companies will pay depending on the size of a community, while others will ask for something specific. Others will work as an affiliate program, paying gamers for each referral to the company.
Some sponsors may ask for a shout out, while others will want their logo as a part of your graphics. What is paid will also vary. Some may trade you valuable equipment, while others with pay you a monetary amount.
What Do Sponsors Get in Return?
Sponsoring gamers and other kinds of influencers is another way that brands can get publicity for their business. Fan bases love to know what their favorite content creators enjoy or use on a daily basis.
If you have a professional gamer or have a special skill in some areas, people will want to know what tools you use. For example, many gamers look to see what mouse Shroud uses.
How Do Pro Gamers Make Money?
Professional gamers make money from personal investors, sponsors, and tournament winnings. The amount they make will vary depending on the game, their role, past winnings, and their overall gaming skill and influence.
What Companies Sponsor Gamers?
There are a lot of businesses that sponsor gamers, both within and outside of the gaming industry. While you will find brands that create gaming equipment, you will also find those that are trying to reach a specific audience that are also passionate about a game.
How Do I Write a Sponsorship Proposal?
Every sponsorship proposal will vary from brand to brand. You will want to research the business and carefully craft a message that will show them that you understand their objectives and how you think that your brands can work together.
What Can You Offer Sponsors?
Sponsors like working with gamers, streamers, and other influencers because it puts their name in front of a relevant audience who has already invested their time in following a particular team or game. You can offer sponsors relevancy and support in promoting their brand alongside your own.