Ninja Battles: Ninja to Launch Live Tournament Series
Ninja Battles, a new tournament series ran by Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, will launch on Mixer starting Thursday and continuing through July, the streamer announced Wednesday.
The weekly series, titled "Ninja Battles featuring Fortnite," will see 60 top Fortnite players and other prominent gaming personalities competing for their piece of a weekly prize pool of $80,000 prize pool. The total prize pool totals $400,000.
Ninja to Launch Live Fortnite Tournament Series
Fortnite World Cup winner Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, Soleil "Ewok" Wheeler and NickEh30 have all been confirmed among the competitors, indicating the competition will not be exclusive to streamers on Mixer.
The series will recur weekly through July 2, with broadcasts taking place on Ninja's channel and on each individual streamer's channel. The first iteration starts Thursday at 3 p.m. ET.
Ninja left Twitch for an exclusive streaming deal with Mixer in August 2019.