Ninja moves to YouTube following Microsoft's decision to close Mixer

Ninja (Image credit: Loaded)

What you need to know

  • Richard Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins is a prominent game streamer.
  • He left Twitch in 2019 to stream exclusively on Mixer.
  • Following Mixer's closure earlier this year, he was released from his contract.
  • He's now streaming on YouTube.

In 2019, prominent gaming streamer Ninja (aka Tyler Blevins) left Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer. Following Microsoft's decision to close Mixer earlier in 2020, Blevins became a free agent. He's since decided to start streaming on YouTube. You can find his stream on YouTube below.


Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.

  • "earlier this year" meaning last month.
  • This was him streaming on his own, he hasn't signed yet.
  • He doesn't need to sign anywhere.
  • Why is this a thing?
  • What are you referring to?
  • I suspect he's wondering why anyone cares about what this person uses. I have to say, I certainly don't care what he does or where he does it.
  • Sure but plenty of gamers do. He's been one of the big names in streaming. This is a Windows Central Gaming article.