We've got to decontaminate the AIDS." "We've come to eliminate all gays," they say. "Eliminate the queers.
A Bethesda spokesperson told Eurogamer it handed NathanTheHicc and his friends a three-day ban while the customer support team investigated the incident. After its review, it decided to permanently ban the players who committed the homophobic attack.
"It was just a late night of having fun and after the first encounter (seen on my channel) we felt it would be fun to offend them somehow. You can call that evil but I think it's just playful immaturity," he said.
Eventually, they managed to kill the players' characters and they respawned on another server.
"We will continue to investigate claims of misconduct or abuse — along with Microsoft and Sony — and take action when necessary."” /> "We will not tolerate this kind of behavior by any of our players, nor towards any of our players," it said.
Bethesda recently banned a group of "Fallout 76" players for life after they allegedly engaged in an in-game homophobic attack on other players, according to Eurogamer.
15. It shows the players shooting at him while yelling homophobic comments over the game's proximity voice chat. One of the victims, named AJ, posted video of the incident to Twitter on Nov.
"Fallout 76's" anti-griefing mechanic prevented their bullets from dealing significant damage to the lower-level avatars, however, and AJ told Eurogamer he hoped they would just get bored and leave.
One of the players is a high school senior who goes by the name NathanTheHicc. He reportedly uploaded his own video of the incident to YouTube under the title "Cleansing of the queers" (it appears to be gone now), but told Eurogamer he doesn't hate gay people.
"They stuck with it and even joked about how 'this is the strongest queer I've ever seen,'" he said.
So @bethesda, how do we report people in @Fallout? @ChipWhitehouse @Handsandhead and I literally had our characters hunted down and killed by homophobic players. I'll post more of the video in a thread. Strong language warning. pic.twitter.com/gN1rsRFz1h
— AJpls ⛄️ (@AJpls_) November 16, 2018
I don't plan on doing anything like this in the future, but to be fair I didn't plan the initial incident, I just found them and decided to go through with it." I will not apologize given the opportunity. "I do not regret the incident.
AJ said he posted the video to Twitter because "Fallout 76" doesn't currently have a way to report other players. The page wouldn't even load for AJ, he said. Bethesda responded with a link to its website-based player reporting feature, but AJ and his friends had issues with it. It asked for video of the incident but didn't accept video files. "It seems very difficult to report players," he said.