Fornite-Star Streamer Ninja Leaves Twitch For Microsoft Mixer

Top Twitch influencer and streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has partnered with Microsoft’s live streaming service Mixer, the rival platform of Twitch. Following the rise of Epic Games with battle royale game Fortnite, Blevins became the most-watched Twitch streamer in 2018. His personality and attractive live streams through Twitch platform brought the popularity of the game onto highly followed talk shows like “TThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

Tyler “Ninja” Blevis said “Whether it’s participating in events where I can connect with other people who love games or creating the best interactive streaming platform, Mixer inspires me to push the boundaries of gaming and opens up opportunities for me to interact with my community in more ways than ever before. I’m excited to continue doing what I’ve been doing – playing games and sharing my experiences with the world – and so much more” in a statement.

Ninja is going to be broadcasting live from Lollapalooza 2019 at the “Ninja’s Dojo” inside the Red Bull Outpost through Microsoft Mixer.




Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has recorded 278.1M hours watch time on Twitch live stream platform since Jan. 1, 2018. With the record of 278.1M watch time on Twitch, Riot Games, Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek and Turner “Tfue” Tenney followed him with the watch times of 165.8M hours, 144.5M hours and 105.5M hours in the same period of time.

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, during his prime in the spring of 2018, his subscription reach upwards of 285K paid subscribers and 14M followers in total. Meanwhile, according to Social Blade data, there wasn’t a single broadcaster on Mixer live streaming platform that had more than 1M followers before Ninja.

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