Popular among streamers given the game's propensity for sparking passionate debate, it's also enjoyed renewed fandom on platforms like TikTok as well.
AOC later tweeted that her Twitch channel has been set up, and as she is getting her equipment and setup in place, it should not be long before the much awaited stream will take place. AOC mentioned see has never played Among Us before, but the game has reached peak popularity with casual and hardcore gamers alike, and a handful of figures across gaming, esports, streaming, and politics have volunteered to fill out the required party of 10. "Let's do it!" Rep. Ocasio-Cortez wrote back.
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be streaming Among Us on Twitch.TV/AOC to encourage those who can to go out (or stay in) and vote ahead of the U.S. Presidential Election on November 3, 2020.
Those panels lead you to vote in NY, her personal website, and a link to "Pledge to Vote!" just in general.
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"Don't worry everyone - I haven't streamed yet", she tweeted Monday night.
It all started with a tweet from Cortez, known by her initials AOC, when she tweeted that she found the game fun, which caused a bunch of streamers to respond to her.
HasanAbi, a very popular political commentator on Twitch, who has more than 380,000 Twitter followers, also chimed in to the conversation saying that they're already making a lobby. After all, the internet lost its mind after they realised that she was an avid League of Legends player.
Ocasio-Cortez's choice of game is strategic. In July, AOC announced on Twitter she had reached Silver 3 rank, adding her favorite characters to play in the game are Sona, Janna, and Lux; and that she plays a support role. One effort includes a promotion with Joe Biden through the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons where players can visit a custom island, which is themed on his Presidential bid.