PewDiePie & Ninja Will Team Up In Fortnite Tournament


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The King of YouTube and the King of Twitch will be teaming up in a Fortnite tournament which will take place later this week.

Taking part in the Friday Fortnite event, PewDiePie and Ninja will be taking on Ceeday and NoahsNoah in what’s going to be the most iconic event since KSI and Logan Paul took to the boxing ring.

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Other big-hitters in the even include MrBeast and ExilityTM who’ll be taking on RiceGum and FaZe Jarvis.

Check out the full lineup of contestants right here.

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Responding to Keemstar’s tweet about the event, the notoriously rich MrBeast replied: “I’ll give you my bank account if I can play them first round next week.”


I think that’s a deal worth taking…

The forging of this incredibly unlikely duo is likely to be one of the biggest – or at least most-watched – matches in Fortnite‘s history, and could well be the biggest in the history of esports.

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“Ninja will bring the gamer moments, and pewdiepie will bring the “gamer” moments,” replied one Twitter user.

Another responded: “THIS IS GONNA BE SO SICK!!”

The official rules for Friday Fortnite read as follows: “How It Works:

“- Once the tournament begins, players will setup a SQUADS lobby and invite their opponent.

“- The higher seeded team (closest to zero) will host first. Hosting will then alternate until the match is complete.

“- Matches will be Best of 2, most kills advance to the next round.

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Hosting: – The higher seeded team (number closest to zero), will host the first match. Host will then switch, alternating for every game played.

“- Teams must host from their geographical location. Example, if you reside in North America, you cannot choose EU servers.

Sabotage/Grief:– Teaming is allowed. however, players cannot directly cause the death of their opponents.

“- All rulings are final and will be made at the discretion of UMG Staff.

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Examples of sabotage include but are not limited to:– Breaking or weakening opponent’s built or non built structures or cover by any means.

“- Causing opponents to miss shots or miss opportunities for advancing their scores in any way shape or form.

“- Building in front of your opponent.

“- Boogie Bombing your opponent.

“- The use of a boogie bomb on your opponent at any point in the game are subject to disqualification

Respawn Vans:– Players can use the respawn vans! If they do not have their teammates revive card they cannot use the respawn van.”

Friday Fortnite began at 4 p.m. EDT May 31.

Watch the event later this week right here.

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