Undoubtedly the most popular streamer and YouTuber with a focus on PUBG, even shroud is not above the game's strict rules, and the developers appear to have come down hard on him for a minor transgression.
Having tried out the latest update to PUBG on the test server, shroud ran into an army of streamer snipers, who proceeded to follow him around the map and protect him from other enemy players.
This made for some hilarious moments on stream, but developers PUBG Corp. didn't seem to see the funny side, and instead have handed shroud a temporary ban following the situation.
Thankfully for shroud, the ban is limited to the test server only, so he is still able to play the standard servers as normal.
— Michael Grzesiek (@shroud) January 28, 2019
After seeing his tweet showing that he had he been banned until February 4, fans were still unclear as to why exactly he had received punishment.
Shroud cleared everything up on stream though, explaining "remember when I was running around with like 40 stream snipers, and I told them to follow me? Yeh that was why. Which seems so pointless because they just banned me on the test server - like why?"
Only banned until February 4, shroud will be back on the test server in no time, but it is no doubt frustrating that he will be unable to try out the new night version of Vikendi and the new Bizon SMG - both of which are currently only available on the test server.
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It's not the first time shroud has received bans from PUBG for somewhat innocuous infractions, showing that the devs are not playing favorites with anyone, even for one of their biggest content creators, who even has his own skins in the game.