Drake and Ninja break Twitch records with Fortnite stream

16 March, 2018, 01:14 | Author: Gary Shelton
  • Drake and Ninja are playing Fortnite right now

That Drake! Having him play Fortnite with you will definitely help you set new records for concurrent Twitch viewers.

This is a pretty large milestone for Fortnite as it is recognized by some of the top music artists in the world including the top athletes.

Twitch TV's most popular streamer, Tyler Blevins (aka Ninja) teamed up with Aubrey Drake Graham - Canadian hip-hop artist and producer Drake - and in the process set a new record for simultaneous views.

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At one point, the stream hit more than 630,000 concurrent viewers, almost doubling the previous record of 388,000.

A month! Not bad for playing video games and having blue hair. According to Polygon.com, the all-time Twitch record is now held by Eleague Major: Boston 2018, which had over 1.1 million concurrent viewers. The duo was later joined by rapper Travis Scott and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

Fans could see the "God's Plan" rapper and Ninja play on the popular live-streaming video platform Twitch.

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Fortnite is now the most popular competitive video game of the moment, created by Epic Games. To paraphrase Drake himself, if you're reading this after the stream finishes, it's too late.

Since the game popped on the scene last July, it was seen a quick rise in popularity over the last several months as one of the most popular games in the eSports community.

"[The last two] are from a game on the PS4 called Fortnite that all the kids are playing", he was quoted as saying in Wales Online.

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Other highlights include Drake talking up pineapple pizza and giving his thoughts on how Fortnite can improve.

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