Common Fortnite streamer and esports gamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has signed a brand new multiyear deal to livestream solely on Twitch. The transfer comes after Microsoft shut down its game streaming service Mixer earlier this 12 months.
“I actually took my time to resolve which platform was greatest and Twitch has been very supportive all through this course of and understanding my total profession objectives,” stated Blevins in a launch. “On this subsequent chapter, I will make it some extent to raise and produce extra eyes to underrepresented creators. I’m wanting ahead to working with Twitch to display how this wonderful neighborhood of avid gamers could make a significant influence.”
Ninja had greater than 14 million followers on Amazon-owned Twitch earlier than switching to Mixer in a $50 million 2019 exclusivity deal. Again then Ninja had cited toxicity in Twitch chat channels as one of many reasons for leaving.
After Mixer shut down in June, it was unclear whether or not Ninja would head back to Twitch or possibly stream on YouTube.
Phrases of Ninja’s cope with Twitch weren’t disclosed.