That did not quite work out for xQc. The star streamer has been banned from Twitch for a
Félix “xQc” Lengyel has over four million followers and regularily streams to more than 50,000 viewers. Together with other streaming stars like Dr.Lupo he was invited to GlitchCon and played against them in Fall Guys. In that competition xQc broke the rules by stream sniping.
At GlitchCon our player conduct rules were violated. We require all participants to abide by the same rules in order to play in a tournament. As a result, xQc has been issued a temporary Twitch account suspension, a temporary Twitch Rivals ban & forfeited associated prize money. pic.twitter.com/SA8umOdS9E
— Twitch Rivals (@TwitchRivals) November 18, 2020
After the first accusations Twitch launched an investigation of the incident. Subsequently the streaming platform banned xQc. While the ban on his channel has been set to one week, he was also banned from future Twitch Rivals events in the coming six months.
xQc has apologized for his behavior immediately after the accusations and told his fans to accept his sanction.
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