Ninja is again on Twitch following Mixer closure

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Ninja is back on Twitch following Mixer closure

Early August sees the discharge of Fortnite’s huge car-related replace, and the battle royale sport’s most well-known participant has jumped proper in. That’s proper, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is again — and he’s livestreaming on his outdated stomping grounds to the tune of 96,000 viewers and climbing, as of this writing.

This bounce comes after a brief stint on YouTube, the place the blue-haired entertainer pulled in over 100,000 fans. That bounce had many individuals speculating about the place Ninja would completely park his Red Bull bandana following the sudden closing of Mixer.

For some time, Ninja was completely acting on the Microsoft-owned platform, allegedly incomes tens of millions of {dollars} on the deal. But regardless of poaching a number of high-profile Twitch streamers, and a few experimental options, Mixer simply by no means took off. Mixer has since began transitioning its customers to Facebook Gaming, although many are leaping ship to come back again on Twitch.

It’s doable that Ninja’s foray on Twitch isn’t everlasting, both — in line with a current function by The Hollywood Reporter, Blevins is at the moment setting his sights on becoming a movie star.

“Blevins, who doesn’t have a talent agent, is reading scripts and shopping original ideas that he could produce or star in,” the report says. Apparently, Blevins had a small position within the final Jumanji movie that was finally lower, although followers can stay up for recognizing him in Ryan Reynold’s upcoming Free Guy film. And, to wit, Blevins isn’t sporting a “subscribe” button on Twitch proper now — he’s not a companion on the platform — although he does have part of his livestream description devoted to donations.

Twitch, for its half, appeared a bit salty about Blevins’ preliminary departure — for some time, his URL redirected viewers to a common Fortnite touchdown web page that learn “The Ninja you’re looking for is in another castle.” But that transfer backfired, as of us quickly began recognizing porn livestreams that may pop up on Blevins’ outdated URL. Things acquired fastened, however Blevins was upset that it ever occurred in any respect.

All the identical, Twitch chat appears thrilled and in slight disbelief that he’s again in motion. Blevins, for his half, continues to carry out his extremely excitable character — however this time, his tendency to strive on completely different playful voices carries a unique tone. We know, in spite of everything, that Blevins hopes to do some voice work in Hollywood as effectively.

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