Ninja is streaming Fortnite (and other games) from Lollapalooza

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Lollapalooza confused me when I was younger because I was forever mixing up Perry Farrell's Jane's Addiction, which founded the annual alt-rock/freak show festival, with Jerry Cantrell's Alice in Chains, and I couldn't figure out why they would never play "Don't Follow." 

Now I'm older, and confused for a different reason: Red Bull announced today that Fortnite phenom Ninja and various special guests will be livestreaming from the event for the full week. 

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Ninja said on Twitter that he'll begin streaming today at 3 pm CT/4 pm ET in a $100,000 Realm Royale tournament, partnered up with Chappie of Cloud9.

Lollapalooza 2018 starts today and runs through August 5. Carly Rae Jepsen will be there, among a great many other, less-interesting performers, but I don't expect she'll be playing Fortnite. For your convenience, Ninja's livestreamapalooza is embedded below.

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Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.