Twitch Is Already Using Ninja’s Old Channel To Promote Competitors

Twitch hasn’t held its horses when it comes to repurposing Ninja’s channel.

Ninja recently revealed that he was leaving the streaming platform that boosted him to fame, and instead would be streaming solely on Microsoft’s Mixer.

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Since the announcement, over half a million people have now subbed to Ninja’s new channel.

Despite the move only happening less than a week ago, Twitch has already found another – arguably better – use for his huge husk of a page: by using it promote other Fortnite streamers [via Dexerto].

Those still looking for Ninja in his old home of Twitch are now greeted with the message: “The Ninja you’re looking for is in another castle. Check out these popular live channels.”

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I guess that’s one way to keep people interested in Twitch now that Ninja has moved on…

“I have been holding on to this for quite some time,” Ninja told his fans in an announcement video on Twitter, “and I’m just super excited to let everyone know. I’ll be streaming on Mixer full-time now and I’m honestly at a loss for words.

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“I’m freaking out in the best ways. I feel like I’m going to get back to the streaming roots.”

The Verge reached out to Twitch for a statement following the shock move, and it seems there’s no bad blood between the Fortnite superstar and the streaming platform.

“We’ve loved watching Ninja on Twitch over the years and are proud of all that he’s accomplished for himself and his family, and the gaming community,” Twitch said in a statement. “We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavours.”

It’s not known how much Ninja was paid to leave Amazon’s Twitch in favour of Microsoft’s Mixer.

Will you be following Ninja to his new home?

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