Popular Streamers, YouTuber's, and Content Creators are reportedly dropping “Overwatch” for “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.” While Blizzard’s popular first-person shooter game remains the most played title among FPS games with a massive fan base. However, it appears that its biggest supporters are allegedly scrapping it now.

Game’s Meta

There are several reasons why popular online gaming names are choosing “PlayersUnknown's Battlegrounds” over “Overwatch.” Among them includes the current Competitive Season of Blizzard’s first-person shooter game.

It seems that these players are no longer happy with the game’s Meta for its Competitive Season. Right now, the community is bored and frustrated with the current Meta of the game. According to them, it rewards a very particular and repetitive play style.

One of the biggest names in game streaming is Kephril. Popular for his skills with the French Sniper Widowmaker, the player with 250,000 followers on twitch is now playing less of the Blizzard’s FPS and more of “PUBG.” He is joined by other players who share the same frustrations with the game.

Toxicity and other issues

Aside from the meta, the most complained issue by the community is the level of players’ toxicity in the game.

Another famous YouTuber, Stylosa has released his frustrations about the toxicity in the community in several of his videos. The YouTuber who has more than 600,000 followers is now planning to cut a number of videos he is making for Blizzard’s first-person shooter title. He said that one of his reasons was the flack he was getting from the community.

He is now planning on doing more videos on other games including “PlayerUnknown's Battleground.”

Another big name in the community is Force Gaming who has been airing his sentiments about the game for a long time.

The YouTuber has more than 750,000 followers and was one of the first popular gamers who has been very vocal about mentioning “PUBG.” One of the issues he mentioned was that he wanted to be himself when he is playing the game. He noted that this is not possible with Blizzard’s first-person shooter game as it forces players to work as a team. Force Gaming also point out the level of toxicity in the game.


While several big names are planning to leave the game, a new mode in the game’s Public Test Realm might save them the trouble. It appears that all of these Streamers and YouTubers have been very positive when the latest mode was mentioned to them. Several fans are speculating that the new mode could be Blizzard’s way of solving the many issues in the game’s community.

Deathmatch mode could also solve the issue with toxicity as when the player is in this mode, it is not playing with a team. In addition, the player need not depend on other players to win the game. It could be an alternative solution for Streamers who have lost interest in the game. However, Deathmatch is just a temporary solution. Blizzard has to do something with “Overwatch” to address the issues that have plagued the game.