Ninja will team with NFL legend, and larger-than-life personality, Marshawn Lynch (Image courtesy of Fortnite)
Internet Celebrity Tyler “Ninja” Blevins’ involvement in the Fortnite Summer Block Party has been announced by Epic Games. Like last year, he will be playing in the Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament. This time around, Ninja’s partner will be NFL legend Marshawn Lynch. This tournament is a part of the two-day event, which be from June 15-16.
Ninja won last year’s Fortnite Duo Pro-Am with DJ Marshmello, claiming their share of a $3,000,000 USD prize pool, all of which went to a charity of their choice. Ninja also won the Golden Pickaxe trophy, and he will be looking to retain this trophy for this year’s iteration.
Check out our fourth wave of duo partners teaming up in the #SummerBlockParty Celebrity Pro-Am:@Ninja + @MoneyLynch@LazarBeamYT + @hannibalburess@ItsFearItSelf + @Big__Blake50@patriota + @kyladrewatla
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 22, 2019
Aside from just Ninja’s involvement, Epic Games announced the fourth and fifth set of duos for the Pro-Am duo tournament.
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 24, 2019
The announced teams for the Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament are:
Ninja, Nick Eh 30 and SypherPK are some notable names and can be considered favorites to win the event.
For more information and ticket prices, check out Fortnite’s statement here.