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How FaZe Jarvis tricked the internet with his ‘return’ to Fortnite

Published: 14/Sep/2020 9:00

by Brad Norton

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FaZe Clan’s Jarvis ‘Jarvis’ Khattri set the internet ablaze with his return to Fortnite on Twitch, though the historic stream that resulted in yet another ‘ban’ from Epic Games wasn’t quite as it seemed.

Jarvis catapulted even further into stardom in November 2019 upon being hit with a permanent Fortnite ban. Since then, he’s been unable to broadcast the game or create any form of content involving the battle royale.

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When he announced his return through a simple tweet 10 months later, it came as no surprise when it blew up. All of the biggest Fortnite professionals and streamers couldn’t quite believe that Jarvis was about to play again. It seemed too good to be true, and that’s because it was.

A video uploaded after the fact revealed how the entire event was a massive troll. Jarvis never actually played Fortnite on stream. He bamboozled everyone on the internet, even us. Here’s how he pulled it off.

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On the day of the shocking stream, Jarvis sent out a simple tweet to announce his ‘return.’ In just 25 minutes, the post was met with more than 12,000 likes as engagement was through the roof. From benjyfishy to Mongraal and plenty others, it came as shock to other players that Jarvis would go against the permanent ban from Epic Games.

Before the stream went live, the FaZe crew had set things up perfectly. As it turns out, Jarvis was never actually playing Fortnite while live on Twitch that day. A streamer by the name of ‘SlaterKodish’ was just out of frame playing with a controller instead. Every build, every shot, every movement was all executed by him off-screen while Jarvis mimicked with his own controller.

“If Jarvis was to lift his hand once, it would have been game over,” other members in the FaZe Clan house explained. If he slipped up for even a split second, the illusion would have been ruined and the troll would have been exposed.

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Over 50,000 unique viewers tuned in live for what was an extremely short-lived broadcast. The Epic ID for the account used was flashed briefly during the stream, leading to a fresh ban from the developers before SlaterKodish could even finish the first game for Jarvis.

Shortly after the ban came through, the stream came to an abrupt end to give off the impression that FaZe management wasn’t happy with Jarvis. “We did it,” he yelled just seconds after the broadcast was cut off. “We just trolled the f***ing world.”

So while thousands were duped into believing that they watched Jarvis play Fortnite for the first time in almost a year, it came with a hefty cost. Epic’s latest ban wasn’t just for that account. An IP ban was issued, meaning that no one in the FaZe house will be able to play Fortnite again. Well, until they change their IP.

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Drake’s incredible $8 million car collection in pictures

Published: 13/Oct/2020 16:30

by Kieran Bicknell

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Drake needs no introduction. As one of the biggest names in rap music across the globe, the star has amassed a net worth of over $150 million. Not only is his net worth insane, but so is his car collection.

Canadian musician Drake – real name Aubrey – is one of the best-known names in rap music. With a ridiculous number of awards to his name, he has become an almost permanent fixture on mainstream music charts. As you may imagine, his success had led to him building up quite the car collection.

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Reportedly, the total value of his current car collection is worth nearly eight-figures. With his continued success, it is likely that he will break this barrier within the next few years if all goes well.

Drake LaFerrari Car Collection
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Drake’s car collection is the stuff of dream for even die-hard car collectors.

Drake’s insane car collection 2020

Drake is a big fan of British supercar makers McLaren, and has a number of their cars in his fleet. One of his personal favorites is his white McLaren 675LT. Costing upwards of $338,000 the 675LT is one of McLaren’s most ‘hardcore’ cars ever, with 666hp from its twin-turbo V8 engine.

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Drake Lamborghini Aventador
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His Lamborghini Aventador is a special edition LP 700-4 model.

Not one to go with ‘basic’ versions of cars, Drake purchased a limited-edition Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4. With 700hp on tap, this Lambo will do 0-60 in under 3 seconds, and cost Drake a cool $400,000. Drake has also previously said the car “makes him feel like Christian Bale (in Batman)” when behind the wheel.

Swapping performance for all-out luxury, Drake owns one of the plushest cars money can buy – a Mercedes Pullman. Typically used by royal families and government officials, this high-class Merc is perfect for whisking Drake around in absolute luxury. It doesn’t come cheap, however, retailing at over $600k.

 

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Opting for a one-off car is a great way to ‘flex’ your wealth, and that’s exactly what Drake has done with his $700k+ Mansory Bushukan Phantom. Featuring a custom design, along with a solid gold OVO hood ornament in place of the RR ‘spirit of ecstasy’ the Phantom is perfect for ultra-plush travel.

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Drake’s incredible hypercar collection

In terms of hypercars, his collection is as crazy as you’d imagine. His Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir is one of only 12 in the world, and cost a whopping $2,000,000. Drake also has a LaFerrari in Yellow, which likely set him back around $1.5-$2 million.

Drakes Bugatti Veyron
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Drake’s Veyron Sang Noir is one of his rarest cars.

If you thought the Bugatti was wild, the crown of Drake’s collection will blow you away. He has reportedly bought one of the world’s first Devel Sixteen hypercars. With an alleged 5000hp from its 12.3l, V16 engine, it is one of the rarest cars in the world, costing $2,200,000.

Drake’s custom private jet

Of course, we can’t forget his custom Boeing 767 private jet, but that won’t fit in a garage, so we’ve excluded it from the list.

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All told, Drake’s car collection is currently sitting around the $8 million mark, if reports are to be believed. Who knows where it will sit in a few years time.