This move followed Jarvis's controversial lifetime ban from Fortnite , a punishment issued by Epic Games after Jarvis uploaded a video in which he openly used cheating software during matches. While some have dismissed Jarvis's decision to cheat as a misguided but well-meaning attempt to entertain his fans, this was hardly his first questionable act. Here's a look at the shady side of FaZe Jarvis. In November , Jarvis hit the headlines after receiving a lifetime Fortnite ban. While the jury is out on whether a lifetime ban is too harsh, especially for a teenage gamer, Epic has not budged on its decision. A surprising outcome given Jarvis's former status as one of Fortnite 's most popular content creators. Jarvis shot himself in the foot by filming himself using aimbots in multiple clips.
Jarvis releases an apology on his YouTube channel
Angry Joe has no sympathy for cheaters
Every experienced Fortnite gamer knows about the existence of cheats and laggers in the various game modes. Players seem to teleport, can see and shoot through walls and buildings, and have unlimited ammo or health. One such incident that we all remember is of Faze Jarvis' permanent ban, which happened in September However, this went against Fortnite guidelines. He wanted to check rumors regarding Fortnite banning players permanently for using hacks such as aimbot, which enables automatic aiming of weapons and greatly enhances a player's shooting accuracy. Furthermore, Jarvis explained that he had heard new accounts were getting quickly banned in these scenarios. And as the stream was live and watched by thousands of viewers, within a day, the incident had exploded across the internet.
Jarvis may not be as innocent as he claims
Cheating in games has become a matter of great concern. While we are aware of the problems, solutions for the same remain clouded in mystery. Most games have a solid anti-cheat policy, yet the problem seems to exist rather enduringly. One incident that comes to mind is the banning of FaZe Jarvis from Fortnite. FaZe Jarvis was permanently banned from Fortnite in September
Though he only joined the popular esports organization FaZe Clan as recently as April , Jarvis Khattri, otherwise known as FaZe Jarvis, has become quite a hot topic among Fortnite fans and professional players. After using a cheating technique known as an aimbot in Fortnite , FaZe Jarvis was permanently banned from the popular game. This resulted in a tearful vlog in which Jarvis states he will no longer be eligible to compete in official tournaments or play the game from any of his accounts. Since dropping out of school to jump-start his career in the world of esports, the year-old gamer has already faced his first major scandal, making him a bit of a controversial figure in the eyes of many players who disagree with his violation of Epic Games' terms of service. While some have overlooked his cheating scandal, others are less forgiving. Here is a list of the people and organizations that have a problem with FaZe Jarvis or have spoken out about what he's done. Once Jarvis was reported for cheating, Epic Games took swift action, issuing a permanent ban to the streamer. But does the punishment fit the crime?