Why Is xQc So Famous?

Published 06/27/2021, 1:14 PM EDT


Over the years, many content creators have made their mark on the streaming industry with some iconic moments. Many have seen Ninja’s epic stream with Drake, Travis Scott and Juju Smith-Schuster. Others have also seen Shroud absolutely obliterate enemies in games like CS:GO and Valorant. But, when it comes to xQc, it might not be his gaming skill that fans know and love him for.

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The former Overwatch professional player has made an empire on Twitch. Fans have seen him rage on a lot of games and they have supported this former competitive Canadian streamer. But how has Felix “xQc” Lengyel created this massive fanbase on the purple platform?

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xQc and his various controversies

xQc started out as a professional Overwatch Esports player. He even played on the massively popular Overwatch League as a player for the Dallas Fuel. But his professional career didn’t last long as he switched to streaming full time on his Twitch channel in 2020. By then, he had already become a superstar in the industry, even though he was still playing professionally.

Since his Overwatch days, fans have known about Felix’s various shenanigans. His Overwatch account has been constantly banned by Blizzard for violating its Terms of Use. Along with that, he was also suspended from the Overwatch League as well. He has also received suspensions from Twitch for issues like stream sniping and watching explicit content on stream.

Fans love his energetic and competitive spirit

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Many fans would agree that the controversies during his competitive and streaming career do not define him. Fans love him because of the energetic atmosphere that he creates during his streams. Felix is constantly hyped during epic moments while playing the most popular titles on the platform.

Along with that, he is also known for his competitive spirit. He will fight anyone to the death in any game on any platform. But sometimes, some might consider it to be a bit much as he has had his fair share of controversies with other streamers for competing hard. Many remember his infamous fights on Among Us against streamers like Disguised Toast, Summit1G, and many more.

Because of his entertaining streams, xQc has created a massive fanbase on every social media platform. He has one of the most loyal communities in the entire streaming industry, and because of it, many consider him to be one of the top streamers in the game right now.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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