BAN ANNOUNCEMENT 06/30/2020

June 30, 2020

An incident involving two competitive players during a Twitch stream was recently brought to our attention.The incident was reviewed by our staff and the decision was made to ban both players from PUBG for their discriminatory actions. For details, please see below. 

BACKGROUND:

While streaming gameplay on Twitch, two competitive PUBG players, Poonage and Shinboi, used an in-game feature to draw swastikas on the map. These actions were streamed by a team member who was not involved and took action to remove the map when he noticed. Nonetheless, the two players’ actions were clearly visible and discriminatory in nature.

PENALTY FOR DISCRIMINATORY BEHAVIOR:

Discriminatory behavior violates PUBG’s Rules of Conduct, and as provided in Section 6, is subject to a 30 day ban.

RULING:

Poonage:

  • Poonage has received a 30 day game ban as this is his first infraction, effective as of June 18, 2020.
  • Poonage is a professional PUBG North American player, and this game ban will make him ineligible to participate in any PUBG competitive events during the banned period.  

Shinboi:

  • Shinboi has received a 30 day game ban given as this is his first infraction, effective as of June 18, 2020.
  • Shinboi is an aspiring professional PUBG North American player, and this game ban will make him ineligible to participate in any PUBG competitive events during the banned period.