Following Drake Stream, Fortnite Will Host Celebrity "Party Royale" At E3

Now that Drake himself has done it, other celebrities who play video games might soon follow, and with the enormous popularity of "Fortnite: Battle Royale", it is only a matter of time before more stars jump in on the action.

Later, Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster and rapper Travis Scott also jumped in on the fun.

The rapper joined pro-gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to play the survival game, smashing the previous record of 388,000 viewers set by gamer Dr DisRespect, according to CNET.

Hip-hop superstar Drake has broken a new record in streaming - this time in video games. The stream started trending on Twitter after Drake tweeted about playing Fortnite with Ninja and shared the link.

Stats show that Ninja averages 70,000 live viewers per stream but recording 630,000 is incredible.

Among tidbits into his life that drew wide notice on social media, Drake revealed that he is a vegetarian and that he is a fan of pineapple on pizza.

The confirmation follows speculation over Drake's dietary status after he posted a joke on Instagram last week suggesting he had dropped animal products. If you haven't got an invite yet on mobile don't worry, you can still play the game on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC until you get one.

Forbes reports that Ninja garnered more than 10,000 subscribers, with each subscriber adding $3.50 to his revenue per month.

Fortnite is a co-op game developed by Epic Games and published by People Can Fly. Devices running on iOS 11 and above will be able to play the game.

The match will happen in Los Angeles at E3 in June, one of the biggest gaming events of the year.

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