This in turn had led to Ninja gaining an absurb amount of subscribers recently. Add that to his 4. His esports career was pretty successful, but in 2017, Blevins decided he wanted to spend more time focusing on streaming. In September 2017, he had 500,000 followers; in six months, that number grew by 250 percent. Fortnite is undoubtedly one of the , with hundreds of thousands of people tuning in every day. Viewers who are Twitch Prime members can subscribe to one channel each month for free; the streamer gets paid as usual. Ninja is starting to use his newfound status to pursue other opportunities.
While esports and video game streaming are still only emerging as a mainstream entertainment source — and clearly experiencing growing pains — overnight celebrities like Ninja suggest that live-streaming on Twitch, a relatively new entertainment style, may soon be in competition with established but revolutionary online media epicenters like YouTube and Netflix. That night, they maxed out at 635,000 concurrent viewers. By May 2018, he had more than 188,000 subscribers, a number that dropped by 40,000 in June after taking for E3 2018. Shroud — 47,534 The former Counter-Strike pro left Cloud9 to become a full-time streamer. It just will take some work on the part of the streamer to remind people to do that. The eSports Observer reports that Ninja racked up a ridiculous 226. He spent the majority of those years as a professional Halo player, finishing his career with Luminosity Gaming, whom he still represents as a streamer.
Disrespect has become almost synonymous with Twitch thanks to the popularity of his channel. A popular streamer who goes by Shorty tweeted about the situation on March 1, saying that the growth appears to come from bots and compromised accounts. So long as Fortnite mania continues, Ninja will be the one out front, riding the tidal wave. Ninja switched over to streaming full-time from playing Halo competitively for esports teams like Team Liquid, Renegades, Cloud9, and Luminosity. The former Halo and Player Unknowns Battlegrounds professional player, has always been one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, but his following has grown massively with his switch to streaming Epic Game's popular Battle Royale game Fortnite.
It has undoubtedly been helped by a recent Twitch Prime promotion that offers free in-game skins and emotes on Twitch, as he has come to dominate the directory of one of the most popular games going right now. Ninja said on stream that he amassed 1,621 subscriptions and counting on Feb. TimTheTatman has been streaming for years. Upon graduation, he decided to play video games professionally, entering tournaments, joining professional organizations, and his games. All good things must come to end. Based on figures from , Ninja has 64,371 subscribers and 11. On June 17, 2018, Blevins announced that he had partnered with Red Bull Esports.
It's a word historically used to divide people, and I'm about bringing people together. Blevins became a streamer in 2011. Blevins has experienced a rapid rise to digital stardom since he began streaming the trendy multiplayer game , which is currently the. In March 2018, Blevins set the record for a single individual stream while playing after he hosted a game with , , and. He began streaming regularly and his viewership began to grow, which coincided with the game's growth in popularity.
These days, he has over 12 million Twitch followers and he broke the internet when he streamed Fortnite with Drake to over 600,000 viewers. The extra attention has also stirred some controversy: Ninja vowed to stop swearing during his streams after he was criticized for casually rapping a racial slur during a broadcast. He attended , where he played soccer, and was also an avid video game player. IcyFive claimed that he did not stream snipe Blevins and uploaded a video as proof, and DrLupo later stated that he did not believe IcyFive stream sniped Blevins either, mentioning that using an emote was a regular reaction to an increase in spectator count after an elimination, and also stated that he did not condone Blevins' actions, and compared them to a rant. The channel produces all kinds of tabletop and role-playing content from a team of gamers. Regardless, this kind of growth is something that Twitch has never seen before. He recently hit three million subscribers on YouTube, and his Twitch following has surpassed two and a half million.
Ninja started out as a competitive Halo player in 2009, beginning with Halo 3 and competing in the game for the next seven years through to Halo 5. Twitch does not disclose nor comment upon individual's subscriber data on the platform. But even then, Ninja is still pocketing a sizeable sum every month—and having a ton of fun doing it too. And yet today, three days later, Ninja has now hit 140,000 subscribers, his pace of acquisition actually increasing from its already unbelievable surge. TwitchStats acknowledges a margin of error of 5%.
That means that he has more than doubled his sub count since then, thanks to consistent marathon streams of Fortnite: Battle Royale and an audience that regularly reaches over 70,000 viewers. A major factor in this unprecented channel growth is the recent Twitch Prime promotion going on in Fortnite, as Prime members receive exclusive skins. Follower count is of course public facing. A year later in 2012, Blevins won his first Halo championship for at the Halo 4 Exhibition as a member of a team called the Warriors. The free monthly subscription that comes from a Twitch Prime membership can be used on any streamer, so with Ninja dominating the Fortnite directory it is not suprising to see many of the Twitch Prime subscriptions from the current Fortnite promotion make their way to him. The continued popularity of Fortnite, and the small matter of breaking the concurrent viewer record on Twitch, Ninja has now hit 200,000 subscribers according to his count. He has been streaming on the platform for around seven years, as far back as when it was previously call Justin.
Donations are also impossible to know for sure. In September 2018, Blevins became the first professional eSports player to be featured on the cover of , marking a breakthrough into mainstream sports fame. Summ1G is a variety streamer, meaning he plays any number of games month-to-month, but focuses on competitive multiplayer games. His rising celebrity ultimately led to a , which became the most-viewed non-tournament Twitch stream of all time after it tallied 635,000 concurrent viewers at its peak. TimTheTatman — 41,276 A new entry to the list! Considered to be the best player in the game, tens of thousands of viewers tune in to every stream to watch Ninja's extreme skill in the game. A Twitch Clip captured the exact moment Blevins surpassed 100,000 subscribers, and he seems genuinely surprised about the number.