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Epic is planning a Fortnite event with celebrities at E3

Epic is planning a Fortnite event with celebrities at E3

The rapper shared that he often plays the game between studio sessions.

This is an awesome boost to the popularity of the Fortnite (Epic Games) before the launch of the game on iOS and Android mobile devices, and is also a noteworthy moment for Twitch platform and the whole gaming industry.

Fortnite's explosive popularity over the last six months has seen a variety of celebrities embrace it.

Drake tipped fans off to his participation via his Twitter account.




Eventually, Ninja would assemble an unlikely crew of "Fortnite" players, including himself, Drake, American rapper Travis Scott, and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

Last night, Ninja's Fortnite stream - with a little help from Drake - broke the viewer record for an individual Twitch streamer.

Join us this E3 for the ultimate Fortnite Party Royale, pairing some of the world's greatest athletes and entertainers with top Fortnite Battle Royale players from across the globe. The result is a record-breaking 635,000 concurrent viewers at one point, certainly more than enough to smash the previous non-tournament record of 388,000, held by Dr. DisRespect.

The same blog also promises more news on the first season of competitive play "in the next few weeks", while Epic has also confirmed that the first round of invites for the mobile version of Fortnite have already gone out.


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