Shroud explains why Escape from Tarkov would be problematic on console

Published: 14/Nov/2019 2:28 Updated: 14/Nov/2019 2:54

by Brent Koepp


During his November 12 stream, Mixer star Michael ‘shroud‘ Grzesiek explained why Escape from Tarkov would have some major drawbacks if eventually ported to console.

Human aimbot shroud shook the streaming industry to its core in October when he announced that he would be joining Tyler ‘Ninja‘ Blevins over at Mixer, and giving up his wildly successful channel on Twitch.

The former CSGO pro is one of the most popular streamers in the world, as thousands tune into each broadcast to watch him perform with his god-like abilities in first-person shooters such as Escape from Tarkov.

However, during a recent stream, a fan asked for his thoughts on the potential for the PC shooter making its way to console, and he had an interesting take on why gamers would be waiting a long time before that happened.

Twitter: @shroudThe Mixer star is one of the most popular FPS players in the world.

Shroud says porting Escape from Tarkov to console would be difficult

The streamer was playing Escape from Tarkov when a comment in his chat said, “If Day Z can make it to console, then EFT definitely can!” Responding to this, the streamer said, “I think they can. EFT can make it. But I’m sure it’s not something they plan for a very long time, because the game is very technical.”

Shroud then explained the difficulties a port of the game would have, even if it eventually made its way off of PC. “Imagine going through your UI on console. Jesus!” he exclaimed, before circling back, “I’m sure eventually they can make this on console though. I just don’t know why they would want to.”

The popular streamer was also asked about his thoughts on the current state of the game on PC, where he admitted that while it sometimes can run like “sh*t,” the developer had still made some huge improvements in the last couple of updates.

“How well optimized is this game?” he read aloud. “It’s gotten better. There [are] times where it’s kind of sh*tty, and there’s just nothing you can do about it. This game has so much going on, you know? But it’s gotten way better. Way better!”

Shroud continues to crush it on Mixer, already building up over 790,000 subscribers on the Microsoft-owned streaming platform in under a month since joining. If nothing else, this proves that regardless of the platform he is on, his fans are willing to watch him wherever to see his skills on display.

Only time will tell if shroud’s predictions of Tarkov finally coming to console will come true, but his opinions certainly hold weight given he’s the king of FPS in the streaming world.


Pokimane slams Fedmyster’s second OfflineTV document: “Who asked?”

Published: 2/Dec/2020 0:27

by Virginia Glaze


⁠Former Offline TV member Federico ‘Fedmyster’ Gaytan has released yet another lengthy Google Doc regarding the accusations of misconduct against him from OTV streamers, claiming he wants to “move on” from the drama.

Fedmyster was released from OTV in June 2020, after streamers LilyPichu, Yvonne and Pokimane levied accusations of harassment and inappropriate conduct against him.

Following these accusations, it seemed that all was resolved, with Fed having been removed from the group as a result; but a Google Doc seemingly leaked from the disgraced streamer in late November, which set off a chain reaction of outrage across the internet.

In the leaked November document, Fed appeared to accuse Pokimane of not being honest about their relationship to her viewers, and included screenshots of private text messages between them.

While Pokimane went on to respond to this document, saying he’d admitted his guilt, Fedmyster released yet another lengthy statement on December 1, claiming that he had actually never intended to release the original Doc. Instead, he explained that it had actually been a “form of therapy for myself, to address my concerns about the way Poki portrayed me in her stream.”

Fedmyster also purported that a formerly-trusted member of his community had leaked the document, leading to a “violent breach of my trust and against my wishes as I’ve been working hard to grow, heal, and move on from everything.”

fedmyster and pokimane
Instagram: Fedmyster
The leaked document of Fedmyster’s in November had been titled “My Truth,” and mostly centered around his relationship with Pokimane.

The former streamer likewise addressed allegations that he had attempted to get Yvonne fired from the group due to her accusations against him. Denying that he had ever wanted her kicked from the crew, he claims that his concerns were due to her “lack of excitement and willingness to help with OfflineTV projects when it’s the only reason she’s in the house.”

He included several other explanations regarding his text messages with Pokimane, as well as his portrayal of Jodi toward Poki, who he apologized for, “painting her to Imane in such a poor light.”

Fedmyster ended his document by claiming that he wants “to move on and start a new chapter in my life,” hoping to put the issue to rest once and for all.

Pokimane has since responded to the document with a scathing tweet, writing, “Who asked lol.”

Fedmyster’s long document has been met with similar reactions from readers online, marking yet another episode of an ongoing incident between some of Twitch’s top content creators.