Renown streamer Ninja didn't qualify for this year's Fornite World Cup
Ninja may be the most popular Fortnite player in the world, but he was unable to qualify for this year's Fortnite World Cup
Ninja won't be participating in this year's Fortnite World Cup tournament after being knocked out of both solo and duo brackets. Richard "Ninja" Blevins announced on Twitter he will not be able to play but will be attending in some form. In the duo matches, Ninja was teamed up with Malachi "Reverse2k" Greine, and the pair managed to bag 64 points after a rocky start. Even after attempting to pull it around, they were still shy of what was required to qualify for the finals.
64 points w/ ma boy @Reverse2k_ we Didn't qualify but if you guys saw our start... LOL 15 points 4 games in and then we turned it up. I will be at the World cup in NYC no matter what though!
And thank you @FortniteGame for the opportunity.64 points w/ ma boy @Reverse2k_ we Didn't qualify but if you guys saw our start... LOL 15 points 4 games in and then we turned it up. I will be at the World cup in NYC no matter what though!
And thank you @FortniteGame for the opportunity.— Ninja (@Ninja) June 22, 2019June 22, 2019
The Fortnite World Cup will take place on July 26 - 28 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, U.S. with a prize pool of $30 million.
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