Twitch streamer Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel is not any stranger to getting chastised and even banned for his conduct on-line. Since 2019, the previous skilled Overwatch participant has been quickly faraway from Twitch or different platforms 4 instances, the latest being a DMCA Twitter suspension for a 10-second clip xQc had posted of a livestream over a yr prior.
Whereas that suspension could be for a tame motive, the streamer has been banned from Twitch prior to now for stream sniping throughout a Fall Guys Twitch Rivals occasion, displaying nudity on his channel whereas taking part in an adult-rated online game known as Strip 4: Classmate Examine, and for watching a YouTube video throughout his stream known as “Protected For Work Porn” that turned out to not be secure for work.
Even when xQc isn’t quickly suspended from a platform, drama appears to comply with wherever he goes, to the purpose the place fellow Twitch streamer Shroud predicted that xQc’s addition to OfflineTV’s non-public Rust server would trigger the in any other case peaceable collaboration to “implode.” Whereas that didn’t occur, xQc’s invitation to the unique Grand Theft Auto 5 role-playing server NoPixel did go considerably predictably mistaken.
The GTA 5 NoPixel server has attracted some well-known streamers resembling Summit1g, Ludwig, and sodapoppin, so it wasn’t stunning that well-liked character xQc ultimately obtained an invitation as nicely. As a result of NoPixel is a role-playing server, it grants some freedom for gamers to behave as they need, however there are guidelines. One in every of these consists of not hitting different gamers with a automotive, often called automobile deathmatch or VDM, and xQc was duly advised about these gameplay limitations.
The streamer joined the NoPixel server as a role-playing troublemaker, scamming Grand Theft Auto 5 gamers in get-rich-quick schemes and escaping from the police after being arrested. Nonetheless, xQc ultimately went too far for server admins, as over the course of a number of days he started hanging different roleplayers together with his automotive after which fleeing the scene.
The NoPixel moderators scheduled a gathering with the streamer to talk with him about his latest vehicular antics in addition to different points that had cropped up with fellow gamers however, claiming that he’d overslept, xQc was a no present to the assembly. On February 22, the following time the Twitch streamer tried to login to the NoPixel server, he found that he had been banned by way of a message that learn: “Connection rejected by server. You’re banned. You could enchantment it at nopixel.internet. Causes: Discuss required with Employees. Unban Date: Everlasting.”
The streamer claims he was unaware of the principles when he began driving his automotive into different gamers, and subsequently didn’t suppose his conduct merited a server ban. “Yeah, I broke the principles. I stated I wouldn’t do any extra VDM and other people know that although,” he stated. “I didn’t know you couldn’t ram in that context.” As a result of he discovered concerning the ban unexpectedly throughout a stream, xQc performed Minecraft as an alternative, and it’s unsure whether or not he has contacted the NoPixel server moderators about lifting the ban.