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Escape From Tarkov Dev Battlestate Games Banned On Twitch

Here is why Battlestate Games have been banned on Twitch.

Escape from Tarkov developers Battlestate Games gets a ban on Twitch for breaking the ToS. During their last Livestream, one of the team members used a prop in a manner that Twitch considers Self-Destructive Behavior. So here is what you should know about the incident and why the Battlestate Games got a ban on Twitch.

Also, before going any further the below news is only for information purposes, we don’t not condone any self harm practices or the harassment of any individuals.

Why is Battlestate Games Banned on Twitch?

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The reason why the developers got a ban is for using a replica gun and pointing it at someone’s head. This speculation is by user u/lonigus on Reddit. But, as per Twitter user @LunaarHyena, Nikita Buyanov clicked a pistol on his head. Ultimately, it doesn’t matter if it was the developer himself using the gun or someone from the team because as per Twitch Community guidelines, it qualifies as Self-Destructive Behavior. This rule states “Any activity that may endanger your life or lead to your physical harm is prohibited.”

This can also qualify under the Targeted Harassment, Threats, and Violence Against Others section of the rules. It states “Attempting or threatening to harm or kill another person.”

And if you look up their channel, it says it is temporarily unavailable.

When will the BSG Twitch Ban Lift?

While Twitch hasn’t commented on how long the ban will last. It should lift in 14 days. This is based on their ban history by streamerbans.com. Apparently, the developers got a ban back in 2019 for the exact same reason. They got a ban on 30th December 2019 and were unbanned on Jan 13th, 2020. Assuming Twitch doesn’t increase the duration or make the punishment severe. Battlestate games should unban on January 16th, 2023. But again this is just a speculation based on their last ban, only Twitch can decide when they will unban this channel.

That covers everything on why escape from Tarkov developers Battlestate Games got a ban and when it will lift. While you are here I suggest you check out our Escape from Tarkov section if you need help on some topics for this game. And to keep up with other things gaming check out Gamer Tweak.