A teenager’s lifetime ban from ‘Fortnite’ sheds light on a dark reality in the esports business
|11/10/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Jarvis Khattri, 17, was banned from “Fortnite” for life after he uploaded a video of himself using software to cheat in the game.
- Jarvis, a member of the esports organization FaZe Clan, has earned thousands of dollars playing “Fortnite” and making videos about the game for his YouTube followers. Jarvis used the cheating software to demonstrate how unfair it makes the game for a YouTube video.
- Jarvis offered an apology in a YouTube video, but “Fortnite” creator Epic Games has a zero tolerance policy for cheating, as outlined in the game’s terms of service and community guidelines.
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