xQc Banned From Twitch Following Fall Guys Stream Sniping Controversy

Category: Entertainment, Date: 19/Nov/2020

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Popular Twitch streamer Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel has been banned from the platform following controversy during the GlitchCon 2020 Twitch Rivals event.

xQc was accused of stream sniping opponents during the Fall Guys attempts which led to outrage from the community.

Twitch has suspended xQc’s channel for 7 days for stream sniping and was also banned from Twitch Rivals for 6 months. xQc must also forfeit all his prize money from the GlitchCon 2020 event.

xQc confirmed on Twitter that the suspension will last 7 days, meaning the suspension should lift on Wednesday, November 25.

xQc Issued an apology for his actions at GlitchCon and asked his fans not to defend him. He admitted it was wrong: “I’m sorry for my actions. I thought it would be funny. It did not change the outcome but it was still malicious. Sorry.”

The statement from Twitch Rivals reads: “We take Twitch Rivals player conduct extremely seriously. This type of behavior is unacceptable and will not be taken lightly.”

This is xQc’s fourth suspension from Twitch in the past couple of years.