Things have certainly gone downhill for several Twitch streamers following GlitchCon 2020. Popular streamer xQc was guilty of violating the conduct rules; accordingly, Twitch handed him a six months ban from events, and a seven-day Twitch ban. While the community was still recovering from the news, Twitch extended the ban to three other streamers.
Twitch Rivals, on Twitter, informed the community that Liquid Mendo, Nightblue3, GrandPooBear, and Tfue also violated its conduct rules. As a result, every streamer except Tfue will face consequences identical to those of xQc.
Tfue, on the flip side, will have to give up his prize winnings from the GlitchCon event.\
On further review of GlitchCon, we have found that, in addition to xQcOW, players Nightblue3, Mendo, GrandPooBear, & Tfue violated our conduct rules. Their actions will result in a disciplinary action from Twitch Rivals & for all but Tfue, a temporary suspension from Twitch. pic.twitter.com/b2gaqxHpcI
— Twitch Rivals (@TwitchRivals) November 19, 2020
Following the official announcement, all the banned streamers have reacted differently.
Liquid Mendo apologized to the fans for his actions and accepted his unprofessional behavior, “I didn’t uphold the competitive integrity I was expected to uphold as a participant, and I’m sorry to Twitch and to everyone involved in the tournament.”
I received a 7day Twitch ban due to stream sniping in the Fall Guys tournament, a 6 month ban from Twitch Rivals, on top of forfeiting my earnings from the tournament. I want to say first off that I'm sorry to everyone involved in the event because my behavior was unprofessional
— Liquid Mendo (@Mendo) November 19, 2020
There is some sweet irony that I would have gotten DMCA for Age of Calamity today anyway. So I guess win for me???
— GrandPooBear (@GrandPOOBear) November 20, 2020
Similarly, Nightblue3 apologized for his actions and understood it was wrong.
“The bean game wins this time gents, we turn the heat to maximum hyper overdrive after the 7 day suspension.”
We were just trying to entertain and didn't think much of our actions, we didn't have any impact but still well understand it was wrong, sorry!
The bean game wins this time gents, we turn the heat to maximum hyper overdrive after the 7 day suspension pic.twitter.com/zyd7zp074o
— Nightblue3 (@Nightbloo) November 19, 2020
Last, but not least, xQc is eagerly waiting for his return. Recently, the former Overwatch pro posted some pictures that clearly hinted at his boredom, but in a hilarious fashion.
— xQc (@xQc) November 20, 2020
Similar to xQc, Tfue’s fans come to his defense
Apparently, popular streamer Tfue was aware of the actions of his teammates, but he did not inform the administration of the same. As a result, he has to forfeit all of his earnings from the event.
The recent developments not only prove Twitch’s firm stance but instruct the streamers to adhere to its policies. As for the fans, they expect that their favorites do not commit such blunders in the future.