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How to watch Mr Beast’s $250k rock-paper-scissors YouTuber tournament

Published: 24/Apr/2020 19:21 Updated: 25/Apr/2020 21:03

by Virginia Glaze

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Top YouTuber Jimmy ‘Mr Beast’ Donaldson is known for giving away insane amounts of cash and orchestrating over-the-top challenges — two concepts he’s combining for a unique, star-studded charity event to aid the current global crisis.

In an April 22 Tweet, Mr Beast revealed that he’d be hosting a live streamed rock-paper-scissors tournament in league with YouTube Originals, awarding a massive grand prize of $250k for charity.

The YouTuber also hinted that his tournament would include some of the platform’s most popular content creators — and now, a sneak peek of lineup has officially been revealed.

A day later, Donaldson uploaded eight of the 32 participating players, seeing such names as vlogging star David Dobrik, MTV’s Tana Mongeau, makeup mogul Jeffree Star, Casey Neistat, iJustine, MiniLadd, and more.

It’s safe to say that these YouTubers are pumped to take part in the action, with Star replying, “This is gonna be so fun!! Everyone join us tomorrow!” and Mongeau Tweeting, “I love you Beast!”

How to watch Mr Beast’s charity tournament:

For those interested in catching the action live, Mr Beast’s celebrity rock-paper-scissors showdown will throw down on April 25 at 3PM PST (6 PM EST / 11 PM GMT).

Viewers can get in on the shenanigans via Mr Beast’s official YouTube channel, which we have embedded below for your convenience:

Who is competing in Mr Beast’s tournament?

Mr Beast has now provided fans with the full lineup of celebrity competition, which is as follows:

David Dobrik vs Tana Mongeau

Jeffree Star vs Casey Neistat

FaZe Rug vs iJustine

Mini Ladd vs Chris Ramsey

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YouTube star Mr Beast is gathering the internet’s best entertainers for a charity tournament of the year.

Valkyrae vs Kwebblekop

YesTheory vs KSI

Mark Rober vs LaurDIY

MatPat vs Matt Stonie

Ninja vs Lazarbeam

Tfue vs Pokimane

Nadeshot vs Special Guest

Marques Brownlee vs Addison Rae

Zach King vs LaurenzSide

DALLMYD vs Jaiden Animations

Preston vs Juanpa

Rosanna Pansino vs Juca

With more information on the way, we’ll make sure to keep fans updated on all the competitors taking part in Mr Beast’s rock-paper-scissors extravaganza — a tournament that tasks the winner with donating $250k to a charity of their choice.

Even better, this event allows each YouTuber to compete from the safety of their own home in an entertaining battle with the goal of sending relief to those in need amid the current global crisis.

Fortnite

xQc slams Fortnite’s competitive changes as “unfair” in Season 5

Published: 4/Dec/2020 11:56

by Alex Garton

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Twitch streamer Félix ‘xQc’ Lengyel has slammed the current state of Fortnite’s competitive arena mode and the casual features it includes. 

The release of Fortnite’s Season 5 has brought a wealth of changes and new content for players to check out. These new features include new NPC’s, dialogue, and side missions which have been added to both the standard and competitive mode.

Epic’s decision to add these extra features to Fortnite’s competitive mode has displeased certain members of the community. Twitch personality xQc has voiced his opinion on the matter in a heated rant whilst streaming.

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Members of the Fortnite community argue unnecessary features ruin the competitive mode.

xQc criticizes Fortnite’s competitive mode in rant

Everybody enjoys checking out new features in games, especially when it’s as exciting as a new season in Fortnite. New dialogue, music, and NPC’s all assist in making gameplay more immersive and fun, but should they be added into a game’s competitive mode?

That’s the ongoing debate taking place in the Fortnite community as Epic has opted to add all of Season 5’s new features to the competitive mode. This had led to members of the community arguing that these features water down the competitive nature of arena matches.

Twitch personality xQc has expressed his view on the topic, slamming Fortnite’s competitive mode in a rant on stream: “how is that I queue for a competitive game mode and there is quests to do, there’s bots, there’s side missions… I queued to play against players.”

As you can see, it’s obvious xQc isn’t the biggest fan of the new features added to competitive.

A competitive mode should provide players with an environment in which skill determines a victor. Therefore, it’s easy to see why members of the Fortnite community are frustrated that these features are being added to arena matches.

A solution offered by xQc is to clearly establish a casual and competitive mode: “I feel a lot of the time this game tries to bridge competitive and casual at the same time… that’s unfair to people who only care about competitive.”

Currently, casual and competitive receive the same features so it’s difficult to establish a difference between the two.

This is certainly an issue Epic may have to address if the community continues to complain about the cluttered state of the game’s competitive mode.