People are freaking out watching drake and travis scott play video games

People are freaking out watching drake and travis scott play video games

It started out with chart-topping rapper Drake began playing Fortnite with Ninja.

Not only was the pro-gamer joined by National Football League rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster and rapper Travis Scott, but Drizzy himself (under the name TheBoyDuddus) dropped in for a few matches of the sandbox shooter and some light chit-chat!

Ninja is one of the most popular Fortnite streamers out there, with him boasting over 3 million followers and his channel receiving almost 90 million views at the time of this writing. The views have already reached almost 90 million over the last few hours since it went live.

Ninja reportedly gained another 90k subscribers for the stream, netting him at least $250k (179k) in revenue a month.

This isn't the first time a celebrity has jumped on Twitch to stream video games.

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This also saw other rappers chime in such as Logic, who wanted to get in on the live action.

What's particularly cool about this stream is that they're showing off one of Fortnite's coolest features, especially when the game comes to mobile: cross-platform multiplayer. Hundreds of thousands of people tuned in to watch the stream, setting a non-tournament viewing record on the gaming site. It only makes sense, for the developers to realize the opportunities here-and to pounce on the idea of adding more Drake into the equation in the wake of this record. Instagram. On the stream last night, Drake told Ninja that he first saw highlights on Instagram, including a PUBG tournament that Ninja won a year ago. The entire game sesh is just over 50 minutes long.

Fortnite, which was released in 2017, requires players (up to four at a time) to help save survivors of a world where 98% of the population was wiped out by a storm and taken over by zombie-like creatures.

Fortnite Battle Royale's weapons allow a lot of opportunity to have some fun and dispatch your enemies in creative ways. Celebrity gossip website TMZ also says that the impromptu gaming session wasn't a paid promotion and that Drake is just a big fan of Fortnite.

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