“It’s Official”- YouTube Star Valkyrae Announces a Lengthy Break From Her Streaming Life

Published 06/21/2022, 4:14 PM EDT

Rachell “Rae” Hofstetter, better known as Valkyrae, is one of the most popular female streamers in the world. Furthermore, she is a co-owner of the famous Esports organization, 100 Thieves and she also signed a partnership with YouTube Gaming. Not to mention, she even became one of the most-watched female streamers back in 2021.

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Over the years, Valkyrae has created an enormous fanbase in the community. Owing to her successful streams on YouTube, some of her fans also mention her as the Queen of YouTube. Moreover, several fans look forward to Rae streams to spend some quality time with their idol.

Unfortunately, the popular YouTube streamer recently announced a big break from the platform. Continue reading to find out more about the reason behind Valkyrae’s sudden announcement.

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YouTube star Valkyrae announces a big break for an exciting trip

In a recent video, Rae confirmed she will go on a big break from streaming. She explained she has gotten an invitation from OfflineTV members for a Japan trip.

She said, ” I’m gonna be gone for a while. I’m gonna be gone for a while. Um, I am going on the OTV Japan trip. I’m gonna be gone for a while on the trip. I did get permission to say I can talk about it. I hear Scar talked about it already so I could talk about it.” 

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She further added, “Yep, it’s official. Actually got my tickets and stuff and I will be going. I will be accompanying them on the trip.” In the video, Rae also mentioned that she was not expecting the invite, as she is not an OfflineTV member.

She stated,” I was very honored that they invited me. I don’t know, I kind of you know I was like, well it’s an OTV trip like shouldn’t. So it was like OTV and friends so. Uh, Yeah I don’t know. I felt really happy that they enjoy my company.”

Rae also confirmed that Japan is not the only trip she is looking forward to. She explained that right after her trip with OTV members, she will be off on another trip. Surprisingly, she didn’t mention the location of her next trip after Japan but promised her fans that she will announce it sooner.

“So right, like literally right, when Japan is over, the Japan trip is over. I’m going straight from Japan to this another location that is the plan” she explained. Rae also mentioned that after that she is planning to travel to New York as soon as she reaches back.

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She added, ” And then whenever I come back home, I will be heading to New York. So there’s a lot of stuff happening”.

Rae also promised her fans that she will keep them updated through vlogs. Therefore, fans must look forward to more content from Valkyrae apart from streaming in a few weeks. Some fans also believe that Sykkuno might also join Valkyrae and other OTV members on their Japan trip.

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Do you believe Valkyrae might join OTV in the future? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Mehul Rolta

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Mehul Rolta is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since November 2020. He believes that gaming has the potential to bring a smile to a person's face. Instead of keeping his passion for gaming all to himself, he decided to share his thoughts and opinion with others.

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