Valkyrae Celebrates Her Birthday on a Rust Server

Published 01/09/2021, 5:17 AM EST


The iconic survival multiplayer title from 2018, Rust, recently saw a rejuvenation of its popularity in 2020. Of all the factors at play here, the major reason behind the game’s revival is streamer Valkyrae. The 100 Thieves streamer and YouTuber Rachel “Valkyrae” Hofstetter recently started streaming the game along with fellow streamers like Corpse Husband, Sykkuno, and of course, Shroud.

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Valkyrae recently celebrated her 29th birthday on a server for this survival title. Her fellow streamers arranged a surprise for her in the game.

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With the pandemic still rife, social gatherings have become quite difficult. While virtual parties have become the order of the day, Valkyrae’s friends went the extra mile to make her birthday special.

Valkyrae gets a surprise birthday party on a Rust server

Sykkuno, Corpse Husband, and Brofain were among many others who arranged this surprise for her. They decorated a dingy shack on a Rust server while she was away. After everything was ready, her friends lured her onto the server.

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Valkyrae was genuinely taken aback by this. Her friends had decorated the shack with wishes, music, and even fireworks. Moreover, the room even had posters wishing the streamer. Among the others was a huge Among Us poster on the wall as well.

Her friends had also contributed to making eight cakes in the game. It was a priceless surprise for the 29-year-old when she realized one can bake cakes in Rust.

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The 100 Thieves streamer received wishes on Twitter as well, including one from the official Twitter handle for Among Us.

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It was a fitting birthday celebration for her, considering that she basically revived the popularity of this 2018 survival game. Garry Newman of Facepunch Studios, the devs behind Rust, tweeted yesterday that the studio made more than $1 million in a day, twice this week.

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Samyarup Chowdhury

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Samyarup Chowdhury is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since June 2020. An avid gamer since his childhood, Samyarup has played many titles such as GTA Vice City, IGI, and FIFA, among others. Currently, he is a rather defensive fan of Valorant and the Assassin's Creed franchise.

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