Las Vegas Esports Arena inaugural event becomes record-breaking Twitch stream
Shattering his own record, Fortnite streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins peaked at 667,000 concurrent viewers during an exhibition event in Las Vegas.
The newly opened Esports Arena in the Luxor Resort and Casino played host to the event which saw top-level Fortnite players battle it out live on Twitch.
As the latest addition to a growing number of dedicated esports and professional gaming venues, the Las Vegas Esports Arena is a monument to the increasingly mainstream appeal of esports.
Officially opening its doors for the first time last week, the 30,000-square foot, multilevel area has been designed to to host all forms of competitive gaming from daily play to the biggest esports events.