Faze Jarvis, a professional Fortnite player, has permanently been banned from playing the video game. The gamer announced the ban to his YouTube fans, and could hardly hold his tears. So, why was Faze Jarvis banned for life? What does this mean for his fans?
The 17-year-old Fortnite gamer landed in hot water in November 2019 after he received a ban from the game for life. Is Faze Jarvis 2019 dream shuttered?
Who is Faze Jarvis?
The professional gamer was born on Nov 11, 2001, in Surrey, England, as Jarvis Kaye. He is a professional Fortnite player for eSports team FaZe Clan. He has an elder brother, Frazier Kaye, who is also a professional gamer as evidenced by his YouTube channel.
He came into the limelight after playing Call of Duty on his brother’s channel. He featured multiple times in the YouTube channel before starting to upload his own videos in 2018 after joining Fortnite. He later secured a professional contract with FaZe Clan in April 2019 after his YouTube channel grew in popularity.
Faze Jarvis banned for life
The lad revealed in an emotional YouTube video that the ban from Fortnite game came after he uploaded videos that showed him using ‘aimbots’ to improve the accuracy of his shooting. He was devastated and even shed tears when telling his followers about the repercussions of his decision.
Jarvis, who has 2 million subscribers in his YouTube channel and 173, 000 followers on Twitter, apologized for his actions and accepted the consequences of his actions.
He also apologized to the game’s developers, Epic Games, and pleaded with them to reconsider his ban. The move caught his fans and followers by surprise. Some voiced their support for him to be pardoned, while others encouraged him to remain hopeful in life.
Many people were impressed because the young lad took blame for his actions. According to them, this was a bold move. It showed that he was truly apologetic for his actions.
Why Faze Jarvis aimbot use is illegal
According to Fortnite rules, it is forbidden to use the aimbot software since it allows players to shoot competitors without taking careful aim. Players caught using it risk having their accounts locked and deleted.
Fortnite is a popular video game where competitors try and stay alive in each of the 20-minute sessions. The game has also attracted English Premier League personalities like Tottenham Hotspurs attacker Dele Alli and other members of the England national football team.
Are you a fan of Fortnite, the game? Have you ever thought of using an assistive software to make better shots? Do not try that lest you also get banned. Do you think Faze Jarvis deserves a second chance in the Fortnite game? What will his next course of action be, in your opinion?