Popular esports organizations Ninjas in pajamas have jumped into Fortnite: Battle Royale esports who signed four players to make their first roster in the game.
Dean "Cringe" Lawrence, Max "Goofy" Rosenlind, Patrik "Xited" Heiberg and Anastasios "Yung" Timpanidis are the newest ninjas and they will certainly meet high expectations from fans.
The roaster is multinational, with players from Denmark, Belgium, and NiP's homeland, Sweden. Unlike some other rosters, this arrangement also has two separate duos instead of a full four-stroke. Cringe and Yung competed earlier in events together, like Goofy and Xited.
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"We have been on the sidelines that observe the phenomenon Fortnite, eager to enter the scene," said NiP's CEO Hicham Chahine in a press release. "As it's still early days, we've done something work to understand the scene and how to get involved in the best way. The signing of four talented European players and helping them grow is our first step in what will hopefully be a fun try! Related: Battle royal genre is expected to generate more than $ 20 billion in revenue next year
Like many other teams, the NiP noted the explosion of battle royal games in 2017 and got it to enter into a team in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in October. While the team has not found the kind of success that the organization is likely to expect without championships, NiP is of course not hesitant to enter another match royal games.
With Fortnite the roster signing, NiP will join Europe for a long time CS: GO rivals Fnatic and Virtus Pro, who have also recently signed players.