August 2019

Ninja Is Leaving Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer

'Fortnite' gaming superstar Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is moving to a new platform. It's a decision that could have a huge effect on the growing video game streaming industry. . Blevins made the announcement on Thursday that he was leaving the Amazon-owned platform. I'm incredibly grateful for the opportunities Twitch has provided me, but as I looked at the next step in my career, I wanted to be somewhere that empowered me to push the boundaries of gaming and achieve bigger goals within the industry. Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, to AP. Mixer provides me with more ways to connect with my community, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, to AP. The 28-year-old has made millions of dollars on Twitch and has over 14 million followers. Ninja will host a Mixer livestream this Friday from Lollapalooza in Chicago. We've loved watching Ninja on Twitch over the years and are proud of all that he's accomplished for himself and his family, and the gaming community. We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors, Twitch, via statement to AP.