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Dr Disrespect explains what doesn’t interest him about Valorant

Published: 6/Apr/2020 21:12

by Michael Gwilliam

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Legendary Twitch streamer Dr Disrespect gave his thoughts on Riot Games’ upcoming tactical FPS Valorant on the eve of its beta release, and explained what doesn’t interest him about the title so far.

The Two-Time began by touching on the game’s incredible hype and how so many pro gamers have eyed the title as their new competitive experience. While he was absolutely excited to play the game, there was one that bothered him.

“I’ll tell you, the one thing with Valorant, it’s hard to watch,” the two-time stated. “It doesn’t interest me at all. To watch it.”

According to Doc, he feels the same way about Overwatch, especially if the person playing is a main tank.

“It’s so many graphics. It’s VFX all over. All that stuff,” he elaborated. “But to play Overwatch, for me, and I only started playing it recently, so much fun to play. I love playing Overwatch. It’s a fun game to play, but man, I can’t watch it. I wonder if that’s going to be the same thing with Valorant.”

While the Two-Time has yet to bring his signature speed, violence, and momentum to Valorant, he stressed how he had some issues watching the new FPS.

“Even as a brand new game, it only took me a couple rounds to go like ‘ah, okay, this is Valorant’ and I am not really too interested,” he added.

He even went as far as to call the gameplay that he saw from other streamers a “snoozefest.”

Doc is willing to give the game a chance, though and is very curious to “see how it plays” and if that changes his perspective on the viewing experience.

“I think the viewing experience is pretty important for a streamer or people that stream on Twitch,” he continued. “At the same time people also like to watch people that are really good at video game and this game is… like me. Best f**king sniper in the world.”

Only time will tell if Doc can dominate Valorant like he has so many other games in the past. A lot of eyes will be on him and other big streamers as the beta launches April 7.

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TheGrefg breaks Ninja’s world record for most-viewed Twitch stream

Published: 2/Dec/2020 1:27

by Bill Cooney

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Spanish streamer ‘TheGrefg’ has broken Ninja’s world record for most people watching a Twitch stream during the Galactus Fortnite event.

David ‘TheGrefg’ Cánovas made Twitch history while streaming the Galactus event, which marked the end of Fortnite season 4, when he had more people watching him at once than any other individual Twitch streamer ever has in history.

The Spaniard was watching and reacting to the event, and captures appear to confirm that he reached a total of 660,000 people watching his stream at the same time before Twitch unfortunately crashed.

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A screenshot showing Grefg surpassing 660K viewers.

The previous record you might remember was held by Ninja from when he teamed up with rapper Drake, where the duo peaked at 635k viewers at once while playing Fortnite back in 2018.

This insane amount of simultaneous viewers in a broadcast was almost double the figures of the previous record, held by  DrDisrespect — now streaming on YouTube — when he had 338,000 during his return stream in February 2018.

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Grefg looking over his Twitch stats from Dec. 1

Now, the title for most-watched stream on Twitch now belongs to TheGrefg, and while there are no official figures yet, screenshots and clips definitely seem to indicate the streamer managed to bring in than 660,000 people simultaneously.

Grefg was far from the only streamer posting impressive viewer counts during the Galactus event, which actually “broke” Twitch and caused the site to temporarily crash following the big reveal. This is the big reason why the official viewer count, while definitely impressive, isn’t exactly known just yet.

The event itself officially closed out Fortnite Season 4, with the Season 5 update arriving at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET / 5 AM GMT on Wednesday, December 2, according to Epic Games, with downtime expected to last all the way up to 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM GMT.

After that, the brand new season will kick off, and Fortnite fans — including Grefg — will get to check out all of the new content. Whether the streamer will be able to repeat his impressive record-breaking feat remains to be seen, but we certainly wish him the best of luck.