Apex Legends: Streamer banned for evading leave penalty
Twitch streamer who was streaming Apex Legends on twitch was banned recently for publicly using the bug to evade leave penalty in the ranked mode.
Apex Legend Season 3 started with a big bang when the game developers introduced an all new Battle Pass and the rewards for the Season. With new map, a new legend and a new weapon, players are excited to play the game and win their rewards.
Apex Legends Season 3 kicked off on October 1 and with a load of content, it also brought some major bugs as well. The most recent of the bug being the “Alt+F4”.
The ranked mode allows the players to play and rank up in the ranked ladders. But to ensure players didn’t rage quit or just leave the game after getting knocked, devs introduced a penalty system that did not let players join any match for a set amount of time and also point loss as well.
The most recent bug allowed players to quit the game while in ranked without getting that penalty. Players just pressed the Alt+F4 to force close the game and evade the abandon penalty.
The twitch streamer who goes by the name of ‘d4arkpsych0’ was banned from Apex Legends in the middle of broadcast due to his cheating ways. Apparently, the streamer was not getting any luck in the ranked games and therefore after a number of games he rage quit using Alt+F4 bug to evade the penalty on the stream.
Take a look at the video below –
This happened a number of times before he received an in-game ban.
The streamer was surprised and kept saying ‘WHAT’. Also, another Apex pro Markus ‘Fjeldern’ Fjeld caught the streamer while he was going through his emails for ban explanation. The emails showed an email from one of the cheat selling websites.
Take a look at the tweet from Markus here –
The guy leaked his emails on stream looking for the reason he got banned. Looks like he’s been signing up to get some cheats also? pic.twitter.com/bnqKxdco5k
— Fjeldern (@FjeldernBR) October 20, 2019
With the ban system getting stricter, the streamer isn’t the first one to receive an in-game ban. What do you think about the ban? Let us know in the comment section below!
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