Herschel “Guy” Beahm IV, more commonly known by his online moniker “Dr DisRespect,” has finally revealed the real reason why he doesn’t stream Apex Legend anymore.
Note: You are reading an old article from 2021. So, the information may not be up-to-date.
Apex Legends, a battle royale shooter based on the same universe as the Titanfall franchise of video games, first launched back in 2019 without any prior marketing. However, on launch day, EA invested a lot in influencer marketing, as it is the norm nowadays.
Streaming platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and FB play a major role in hyping up new games on launch day. In short, popular streamers affect the overall popularity of a new title thanks to their likeliness among their devoted fanbase.
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Influencer Marketing is Massive on Twitch
On top of that, Twitch streams are a key factor in producing good word-of-mouth marketing for a new game. Consequently, what popular streamers like Dr DisRespect are playing at the moment affects the whole gaming market.
Recently, streamers from different FPS games, such as COD Warzone and Fortnite, made the jump to Apex Legends mainly due to cheaters. However, some of the bigger creators, such as Dr Disrespect, have moved away from streaming the game on YouTube.
Dr Disrespect on Streaming Apex Legends
According to Dr, some of his closest streamer friends, such as ‘TimTheTatman’ and ‘ZLaner’ refuse to play Apex Legends. On top of that, the new Halo Infinite multiplayer beta has been released, and it turned out to be a banger.
Even though he wants to grind through the ranked ladder in Apex Legends on the new Storm Point map that was released in season 11, since his friends don’t want to play this FPS game anymore, he has decided to stream Halo Infinite multiplayer instead.
Apparently, the new seasonal update to Apex Legends was really great for the Doc. Although the release of Halo Infinite has made him switch. As very few streamers on YouTube actually play Apex Legends, he thinks it would be better for him to utilize his time elsewhere. Hopefully, he will return to Apex soon and bless us with his entertaining streams.