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Published: 25/Jul/2018 15:53 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:08by Ross Deason
Fortnite’s biggest star, Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins, has wished happy birthday to the game that helped him become one of the most recognizable faces in all of gaming.
Epic Games is currently celebrating one year since the release of Fortnite with various birthday challenges, items and more.
Ninja took to Twitter to say that he feels blessed to be in the position that he is currently in, saying that he “could not have done it without a game that broke the standards”.
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I just want wish a Happy Birthday to Fortnite! 1 year old today and I am super blessed to be in the position I am in right now, and I could not have done it without a game that broke the standards. @FortniteGame pic.twitter.com/VwcqdJ8MW3
— Ninja (@Ninja) July 25, 2018
The Twitch superstar’s popularity skyrocketed in 2018 alongside Fortnite Battle Royale, which has quickly become one of most successful games in history.
While the Battle Royale version of the game was not released until September of 2017, the original Save The World title came out on July 25, hence the birthday celebrations.
Widely regarded as one of the best Fortnite players on the planet, Ninja is now the biggest streamer on Twitch, boasting almost 10 million followers. His YouTube channel has also blown up, with over 15 million subscribers.
Ninja has played Fortnite with numerous high profile celebrities, most notably Drake, and even won the $3 million Fortnite Pro-Am event in June alongside American music producer Marshmello.
While Ninja was already a popular streamer before his switch to Fortnite, it is understandable that he feels grateful for everything that the incredibly popular game has helped him to achieve since its release.