Fortnite Leaders Dominate Day 1 of Champion Series Finals

The highly anticipated finals of the Fortnite Champion Series are in full swing, bringing together battle royale hopefuls from across the world who’ve toiled away for five consecutive weeks to secure a spot among each regions’ best players. On day one, the competition produced some high tier matches, brilliantly contested wins, dominance from Fortnite’s biggest […] The post Fortnite Leaders Dominate Day 1 of Champion Series Finals appeared first on CCN.com

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Adidas Secures Ninja Deal, Sports Brands Double Up On eSports

Despite questions surrounding the long-term viability and commercial ramifications of switching to Microsoft’s Mixer streaming platform earlier this month, popular Fortnite streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins revealed today a partnership deal with sporting brand Adidas. Adidas x Ninja – Time In The news came packaged in a highly produced promotional video that – despite floating some […] The post Adidas Secures Ninja Deal, Sports Brands Double Up On eSports appeared first on CCN Markets

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Heroin Addict Turned Fortnite Streamer Feels 'Obligated' to Help People

By CCN Markets: Chicago-based Fortnite and Halo Twitch streamer Aaron Travis, better known as “ac7ionmannn,” struggled with heroin addiction for several years. Now he wants to help other drug users fight their addictions. From a shower gel-stealing heroin addict to a hard-working Fortnite streamer His addiction had become so extreme that at one point in […] The post Heroin Addict Turned Fortnite Streamer Feels 'Obligated' to Help People appeared first on CCN Markets

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This Little-Known Indie Studio Just Stood Up to Epic Games

By CCN Markets: When Epic Games tried to force the creator of DARQ, a promising indie horror title, to sign an exclusivity contract, the fledgling indie developer refused to back down. Now, gamers are hailing that developer – Unfold Games – as a hero for having the courage to stand up to the Fortnite creator […] The post This Little-Known Indie Studio Just Stood Up to Epic Games appeared first on CCN Markets

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Ninja Gives Fortnite Fan With Cerebral Palsy an Unforgettable Shout-Out

By CCN Markets: Fortnite legend Ninja just gave one of his youngest fans an unforgettable shout-out, inspiring a little boy from the United Kingdom as he recovers from having multi-level medial surgery. Ninja, real name Tyler Blevins, took to Twitter to respond to a video by KingoCraigo, a fellow streamer who broadcasts Fortnite gameplay on […] The post Ninja Gives Fortnite Fan With Cerebral Palsy an Unforgettable Shout-Out appeared first on CCN Markets

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Ninja Jump to Mixer Is the Most Lucrative Mistake He’ll Ever Make

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced today that he’s waving goodbye to Twitch and porting his stream over to pastures new, specifically the Microsoft-owned rival platform Mixer. In a video published simultaneously on YouTube and Twitter, the Fortnite streamer announced he would be streaming exclusively on Mixer full time moving forward. The video takes the form of […] The post Ninja Jump to Mixer Is the Most Lucrative Mistake He’ll Ever Make appeared first on CCN Markets

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Epic Games & Fortnite Are Not Into Crypto, Yet

Recent reports that Fortnite was accepting cryptocurrency Monero for purchases of merchandise are incorrect says Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney. CCN reported the news on January 2 after a tweet by Monero developer Riccardo Spagni: Too cool: the Fortnite merch store (https://t.co/KNL4IFCFHk) lets you pay in Monero, so now you can purchase that sweet Durrr The post Epic Games & Fortnite Are Not Into Crypto, Yet appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin-Stealing Malware Targets Fortnite Gamers

The release of season six for the popular Fortnite video game has inspired the development of bitcoin-stealing malware disguised as game cheating tools. Malwarebytes Labs has discovered malware disguised as cheat tools that can steal data and bitcoin from Fortnite gamers, according to Christopher Boyd, the lead malware intelligence analyst. Malwarebytes Labs found the malware … Continued The post Bitcoin-Stealing Malware Targets Fortnite Gamers appeared first on CCN

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