Fortnite streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has just been signed to an apparel deal with Adidas, making him the first pro gamer ever to score a sponsorship from the brand. This comes after he announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Mixer streaming platform, in which over 350,000 followers were gained overnight. He’s also partnered with Samsung for their Galaxy S10-exclusive K-pop Fortnite skin and emote. Read more for a video and additional information.
Other accolades for “Ninja” include becoming the first professional Esports player to be featured on the cover of ESPN The Magazine, a record label deal with Astralwerks for Ninjawerks: Vol. 1 featuring original songs by electronic music acts, and appearing on the NFL’s “The 100-Year Game” ad alongside numerous several professional football players that aired during Super Bowl LIII.