Fortnite streamer Ninja graces cover of latest ESPN magazine – a first for professional gaming

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 18 September 2018 15:31 GMT

Fortnite Twitch streamer Ninja has made the cover of ESPN magazine.

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has become the first professional game player to be featured on the cover of ESPN: The Magazine.

Ninja himself tweeted the news yesterday. He stated the cover would be shown today and his profile features on ESPN Sports Center at 7am today, EST.

ESPN tweeted the cover today, and you can see it below.

Blevins became the first Twitch streamer to reach 10 million followers last month.

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