It appears that evidently the streaming wars aren’t over, even after Mixer’s shutdown. Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins was one of many big-name streamers that Microsoft locked up below an unique contract, and as soon as the platform made its closure official, followers had been left questioning the place Ninja would find yourself subsequent. It appears that evidently the reply is YouTube.
Earlier at present, a check stream briefly went stay on Ninja’s YouTube channel. It was rapidly deleted, however screenshots had been captured by people like HYPEX on Twitter. This instantly led to hypothesis that Ninja has signed a deal to stream on YouTube Gaming, although the streamer has made no official assertion on that time. We’ve reached out to Ninja’s company for remark, and can replace once we be taught extra.
Yesterday, Jessica Blevins – Ninja’s supervisor and spouse – tweeted “You’ve all been affected person… this week might be enjoyable”, hinting that some form of announcement on the streamer’s future would land this week. Again when Mixer’s shutdown was introduced, Ninja merely tweeted that “I’ve some choices to make and might be excited about you all as I make them.”
Ninja was one of many first huge streamers to signal an exclusive contract with Mixer, and each YouTube and Facebook Gaming began to herald unique streamers in response. Mixer is now partnering with Fb Gaming, and journalist Rod ‘Slasher’ Breslau reported that Fb offered an “insane supply” to maintain Ninja on board, however the streamer stated no.
Ninja most definitely signed to youtube, he presently has a check stream scheduled, most likely did not imply to make it public however this can be a big trace.. pic.twitter.com/e4bd6lhD8M
— HYPEX (@HYPEX) July 7, 2020
Ninja is predominantly often called a streamer of battle royale games, like Fortnite, although he’s performed loads of different video games, together with Valorant.