Twitch Rivals Fortnite launched a massive project with the NFL to help raise money for charities and bring communities together. NFL Players like Juju Smith-Schuster, Johnathan Abram, and more battle it out for $500,000 in charity prizing as they team up with professional Fortnite players and streamers.
Tuesday night was one of the showcases with one more day left before the draft on Jan. 16. During the draft, streamers will battle it out for a top seed and draft their preferred athlete.
Twitch Rivals Fortnite Streamer Bowl: Everything You Need to Know
Then everything goes down on Jan. 30 for the official Streamer Bowl. 16 duos teams will compete for $500,000 for charity. If you're a fan of the NFL, Fortnite, or charities, this will be the perfect event for you. You can cheer on your favorite players as they raise money for great causes.
It's also another step for the NFL as they try to connect to the Twitch fanbase. NFL has partnered with multiple streamers like timthetatman, Ninja, and NickMercs, allowing them to stream Thursday Night Football.
Don't be surprised as we get more tournaments partnering athletes and streamers together as more and more professional sport leagues look to tap into the esports fanbase.