Summit1g's Step Dad Scares the Life Out of Him While Playing Outlast 2 - Dexerto

Summit1g’s Step Dad Scares the Life Out of Him While Playing Outlast 2

Published: 5/Jul/2018 14:05 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:06

by Calum Patterson


Playing jump scare video games isn’t for the faint hearted, but makes for quality entertainment on live stream as Summit1G proves after his step dad set him up for a perfectly timed prank.

Outlast 2 is a first person ‘survival-horror’ game, which came out early 2017. It is lauded for being incredibly immersive and frightening in equal measure, with the evil creatures that lurk sneaking up on you at every turn.

Upon release, it took over live streaming website Twitch, with many of the most popular streamers broadcasting the game and viewers almost playing along with them.

It is easy to see why these kind of games make for such good entertainment to watch as well as actually play yourself, and so summit1g decided to give it another go on a recent stream.

Summit1g, real name Jaryd Lazar is in the very upper tiers of Twitch streamers, with over three million followers making him the 5th most followed channel.

As a former CS:GO player, he is known for being a skilled player as well as an entertainer, but nothing can prepare you for the trials of Outlast 2 – and certainly not for your step dad creeping up on you in the dark.

With the lights off, Summit1g was going for the most immersive experience possible, making a perfect opportunity for his step dad to catch him with his guard down and in a tense moment of the game.

Maybe in future summit1g might lock his door before jumping back in to the thriller game, which is known to elicit these kind of reactions all by itself.

While he recovered however, his step dad took over and it must be said he wasn’t too shabby a gamer himself – and also wasn’t convinced by how scare it is either.

You can watch summit1g stream almost daily via his Twitch Channel, although we wouldn’t count on too many Outlast 2 streams in the future.


xQc explains why he actually likes strict Cyberpunk 2077 streaming rules

Published: 3/Dec/2020 6:35

by Brad Norton


CD Projekt Red just unveiled details surrounding content creation and early access for Cyberpunk 2077. While many believe the guidelines to be quite strict, Twitch star Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel has explained why he actually likes them.

There’s no denying Cyberpunk 2077 is one the most hotly anticipated games in quite some time. After all, it has been seven years since the reveal trailer. The gaming industry has been salivating over every little detail since, and in a matter of days, it’ll finally be out in the wild.

Before we get to the December 10 release date, however, a few lucky individuals have already secured some early copies. Be it through accidental early shipping, or popular content creators being provided early access. Regardless of how people got their hands on it, everyone has to follow a set of strict rules.

Failing to do so will be met with harsh consequences. While various streamers were initially against this kind of approach, one of the biggest names on Twitch has spoken out in favor of CD Projekt Red’s decision. Here’s why xQc actually prefers the strict guidelines.

“Our ambition is for gamers all across the world to have the same – spoiler-free – experience at the time the game releases,” the devs shared in a December 2 post. As a result of this goal, no one is allowed to stream or release content before the December 9 embargo that drops at 3 AM PT.

Anyone that goes against this ruling will be met with copyright strikes and potentially face further legal action. Obviously, once this deadline expires, they want everyone to be sharing their experiences “like there’s no tomorrow.”

Reacting to the news, xQc explained why this approach is far better from a streamer’s perspective. In order to stream various other titles as soon as possible, xQc has had to jump through some hurdles.

“The only games I got to stream early… I literally had to get someone’s account from New Zealand, pay them so they buy the game on my account, get the account back, change password, log in, and play early.”

For other streamers, they’re often given early access codes. That’s never quite been the case for xQc though. Instead, he has to go about things in a more convoluted way. Manually accessing the game through a New Zealand-based account, the region where games unlock ahead of every other country. 

“I had to even out the playing field,” he explained. But thanks to these new guidelines from CD Projekt Red, that won’t be an issue with the launch of Cyberpunk 2077. “I’m happy that [they] took action in making sure the playing field is even across the board for the consumers.”

“It’s better for everybody,” he added before going off on another tangent. Currently investing his time into GTA V, it’s clear that xQc is eager to take a trip down to Night City. Expect to see him, along with practically every other streamer, jumping into Cyberpunk 2077 as soon as the December 9 embargo comes to an end.