Lately, it’s become relatively common for celebrities from all walks of life to take a deep interest in Twitch, sometimes even launching a career alongside their main line of work. From athletes to certain politicians, even including certain renowned actors, we have seen it! And today, it is precisely an actor from the famous Game of Thrones series who is entering the arena, and not just any one: that of the “Twitch Game” by World of Warcraft !
Teasing his arrival on Twitch since the middle of last month, the big day has finally arrived for Kristian Nairn since he will launch the very first stream of his career this Monday, July 4, 2022. If this name probably does not evoke anything known to you, it is rather normal: Kristian Nairn is an Irish actor mainly known for having played one of the characters from the Game of Thrones series.
Present from Season 1 and until Season 6, the character he played there was a half-giant by the mysterious name of Hodor. He spoke moreover only by giving this name in a loop, and only a few rare characters understood roughly where he was coming from when he spoke.
After this important highlight, Kristian Nairn will have been rediscovered by a whole slice of Blizzard Entertainment licensing players in the guise of a DJ during one of the closing concerts organized on the occasion of the end of BlizzCon. 2018, together with the band Train and violinist Lindsey Stirling. We also know that he plays a lot of guitar, and that he even organized a tour called Rave of Thrones in tribute to the series that made him famous!
“What does it have to do with World of Warcraft?” you will say to us. Well can you imagine that Kristian Nairn is also a very assiduous player of Blizzard’s MMORPG, and it is undoubtedly for this reason that we were able to discover his talents as a DJ during the penultimate Physical BlizzCon date, a passion he shares with many other celebrities, Lil Nas X, Vin Diesiel or even the late Robin Williams to name a few.
Kristian Nairn will launch his very first stream on Twitch on Monday, July 4, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. (Paris time) on his personal Twitch channel. If he was not very stingy with details concerning his plans as a future full-time streamer, “Hodor” replied to a tweet indicating that he still seemed to be unaware of what concrete content he would offer during his premiere. diffusion.
Subsequently, however, he indicated that he would rather lean towards the Beta of Wrath of the Lich King Classic at first. As an almost obvious nod to the cold icy expanses in which his character evolved in Game of Thrones, it is therefore indeed Northrend which will be in the spotlight in the coming days on this stream. A future Classic streamer in the making probably?