Since its launch in July 2017, Fortnite has risen to be one of the most sought-after video games. This last man standing, 100-player video game has become an obsession amongst many, including rappers and athletes. Armed with just a control or keyboard-and-mouse along with a pair of Fortnite headset, Fortnite has become a hot topic of discussion amongst fans that cannot seem to agree on whom the best Fortnite players are. Considering the strengths of each player, and the adrenaline rush they invoke in their fans, choosing a favorite player is very difficult.
Richard Tyler Blevins, known to his fans as Ninja, created quite a buzz after his live stream of Fortnite Battle Royale with rappers Travis Scott and Drake on Twitch. Since then, he has become a fascination to many gaming fans. The over 19 million subscribers to his YouTube Channel are evidence of the kind of impact this streamer has to the gaming community.
When it comes to shotguns, building, sniping, editing and aiming, Ninja is unbeatable. He is pretty fast in decision making and is a well-rounded player. His kill wins are so easily executed and he also has amazing clutches that will leave you in awe.
It is undoubtedly that Ninja is the name on the lips of Fortnite fans because, on top of his prowess, he brings some laughter to the game with his hilarious moves.
Dakotaz has over 2.6 million subscribers on YouTube and a following of over 1.4 million on Twitch.tv. This American gamer started his gaming journey on Twitch in 2011 before streaming officially in 2012. Since then, he has continued to increase his fan base by interacting with gaming fans on social media.
His most popular Fortnite videos are “Solo vs Squad” and “Savage Snipes”. His viewership has grown greatly over the past couple of months. In May 2018, he had already accumulated over 1.6 million viewing hours. He was also ranked 3rd out of the top 10 streamers in the first week of May.
In terms of skills, the first thing any of his fans talk about when discussing him is his snipe shots. This awesome sniper has pretty fast reflexes which have played a crucial role in the increased popularity of his twitch channel.
He also has a sense of humor that makes the game even more enjoyable. He has no qualms explaining the game to newbies. He is very reliable when it comes to maneuvering during the game, but his greatest asset is, as mentioned earlier, snipe shots irrespective of the angle. He has a knack of predicting player movements which has made him one of the best Fortnite players.
Myth started streaming in 2016 and has already gained over 4 million subscribers on Twitch. This 19-year old has established landmark achievements even against challenges from his own life.
As a streamer, his funny and casual character has endeared him to many Fortnite fans. His skill in building a fast game, and his winning streak in build battles makes him one of the best stream players. Being a pioneer of Fortnite, and having been the first player to be picked by TSM, he has had the time to perfect his skills.
With much practice, Myth has taken building in combat to a whole new level. Knowing that Fortnite has so many twists and shifts, it really takes a great player like Myth to change the direction of the game. In truth we can expect many great things from Myth in the coming months and future competitions.
Daequan’s Fortnite channel has been ranked the fifth fastest growing and the 4th most watched Fortnite channel. This 24-year-old has over 18 million views on just one of his videos. He has over 4.3 million subscribers on Youtube and 2.2 million on Twitch. His YouTube viewership is more than enough to give reason to why he is good.
To top what has already been said, armed with his sense of humor, Daequan is known to stop at nothing to destroy his enemies. He is quite corny, generous with information, and one never knows what words will come from his mouth. His mystery-filled side glances leave fans guessing what he is up to.
He does not shy away from a battle and makes sure to pay close attention especially when the odds are obviously stacked against him. His consistent and regular plays have had a significant role in his progress as a pro gamer, which is why he is considered one of the best.
With a following of Over 1.1 million people on Twitch and already over 9 million views on YouTube. There is a reason why King is ranked 5th on this list. Aside from dedication, he has his own record of a 16-hour stream which attests to his perseverance as a gamer and streamer.
He has been closely followed by many Fortnite fans from the moment he and Ninja partnered and set a score of 36 during the duos kills record. He continues to participate in Fortnite tournaments and his ambition may just pay off during the Fortnite pro games. His focus is on high skill solo squad games and with the kind of progress he is making, he will be closely watched in the pro games.
There are many more incredible Fortnite streamers who are just as competitive as these five. Considering the high-level speeds that each of these players has, as well as the acquired skills, their game can only get better as the tournament season approaches. The headsets each of these players use play a crucial role in their ability to use their acquired skill to beat their opponent, as well as communicate effectively as they enjoy the game. Each player seems to have a unique preference on the headset they use, but one thing is for sure, their choice works best for them.