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While you were asleep, Drake and Ninja took Twitch by storm

16 March 2018, 01:01 | Nina Hammond

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Gaming livestream site Twitch broke its world record for most views from a single stream when esports competitor Tyler "Ninja" Blevins played the popular survival shooter alongside an all-star cast of celebrities, including National Football League wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, rapper Travis Scott, and megastar singer Drake. The Fortnite hype is real.

Drake and Ninja, who is the most successful Twitch gamer, were joined by rapper Travis Scott and American football player JuJu Smith-Schuster. There are quite a few cat and dog photos, but neither of those animals can play a popular battle royale game with the world's biggest hip-hop artist on a stream.

Drake broke the Internet this week by hopping on a computer game with its most popular player - but the virtual appearance wasn't a planned plug.

The game has seen an astonishing rise in popularity since its release a year ago and it was recently estimated that Fortnite boasts around 45 million players. To paraphrase Drake himself, if you're reading this after the stream finishes, it's too late. Joining up with Ninja to play Fortnite, the two played several games together racking up 4 duo wins.

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Twitch streamer Ninja has been quickly flying up the ranks of the platform thanks to Fortnite, but even he alone might not have expected his newfound fame to lead to what is currently still happening now.

Now, bear with me - I'm no Fortnite expert - but according to more reasoned observers he's not bad at the game. Later on, Travis Scott and JuJu Smith-Schuster hopped on for squads. Repeat: Drake likes pineapple pizza.

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