Gaming superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins today announced Ninja Battles featuring Fortnite, an all-new, live, competition series, premiering May 28, 2020 at www.mixer.com/Ninja. The first-of-its-kind program marks the debut live event series hosted on Ninja’s Mixer channel and will feature 60 of the world’s best Fortnite players and gaming personalities competing for an opportunity at winning a share of the over $400,000 in prize pool. Confirmed participants include Nick Eh 30, Bugha, Ewok, NateHill, Reverse2K, among many others who will be competing against Ninja each week.
More than just a streaming tournament, fans can look forward to watching and interacting with top-tier gaming and celebrity competitors over the course of 6 online tournaments through July. Popular competitive Fortnite casters BallaTW and MonsterDface will provide live commentary for each competition. Throughout the series, each streamer will be filmed in the safety of their own home and on their platform of choice, making the community-driven event one for Fortnite fans to enjoy everywhere.
Ninja Battles featuring Fortnite is the first produced series from Ninja for Mixer since he joined the platform. The show is a collaboration between Ninja and his management team Loaded, to create additional entertainment opportunities for his community.
“I joined Mixer to push boundaries, create different types of streaming content and interact with fans in new ways,” said Ninja. “‘Ninja Battles’ brings a new kind of gameplay to the community. I am excited to share this competitive experience with my fans, as well as have my fellow gamers and friends participate.”
The tournaments will begin Thursday, May 28 at www.mixer.com/Ninja with new episodes airing weekly at 12:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM ET. Competing streamers will also broadcast the tournament from their individual channels making for a massively viewed event for Fortnite fans everywhere.