Fortnite: Drake and Ninja's Twitch battle gets huge crowd


A livestream of internet mogul Kim Dotcom, an National Football League star and rappers, including Drake, playing a video game has broken records with more than 600,000 people tuning in.

It also helps that people enjoy watching it played, and recently the Fortnite veteran Ninja played a couple of matches with the rapper Drake to smash the record for the biggest ever concurrent audience on Twitch, with an astonishing 600,000 active viewers.

Signing on as TheBoyDuddus, Drizzy linked with Ninja, as fans watched on the live streaming platform.

Drake and Ninja, whose real name is Tyler Blevin, were joined in playing the game by rapper Travis Scott and Pittsburgh Steelers football player JuJu Smith-Schuster. At one point, National Football League player JuJu Smith-Schuster and rapper Travis Scott joined in to play.

Those who tuned in learned that Drake has only been playing the game for about a month or two and that he and his crew sometimes use it to relax during long hours in the studio. It is also confirmed that Drake plays on PS4 and Ninja on PC so they played on separate platforms with the new cross-play feature thanks to Epic games. "It's just nice to take a little mental break", he said. When Ninja asks, "Does pineapple belong on pizza?"

According to Forbes, Ninja earns more than $350,000 a month from subscriptions alone and is now the most popular player on Fortnite and Twitch.