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Zedd Streams VALORANT on Twitch

Sun, Apr 26, 2020

Grammy winning DJ, record producer, and songwriter, Zedd, played VALORANT in his first ever gaming stream on Twitch.

After the DJ’s broadcast of a September stop of his Orbit tour in San Francisco, Zedd played VALORANT with the stream peaking at 41,000 viewers!

Squadding up with former Overwatch pro, emongg and a crew of others, Zedd streamed for several hours while in a Discord voice chat with teammates.

Despite it being his first stream, he was miraculously able to keep answering questions and read comments from his chat while playing.

Surprisingly, Zedd is a very good VALORANT player with excellent aim, positioning, and use of abilities. He has played Overwatch in the past, and mentioned playing a lot of Counter-Strike: Source when he was younger. 

After being asked if he ever considered playing professionally, Zedd revealed he actually played on a CS: Source team representing his state many years ago. His ease in sniping, callouts to teammates, peeking, and use of the pistol definitely back up his claims.

Zedd played a number of games as Jett. When asked if he’s a Jett main, Zedd said he thinks Jett and Viper are the weakest characters in the game. He believes Jett’s ability to get out of situations is nice and that’s why he continues to play as her. Zedd’s favorite Agent is Omen, but he hasn’t had a chance to play as Omen yet.

After hitting some nice headshots, Zedd yelled, “OOOH BABY!” Seems like he’s got a new tagline there!

A number of streamers and other celebs dropped by in chat including Dillion Francis and Overwatch League pro Linkzr. Dillion apparently plays VALORANT too, so it seems like he and Zedd may play together one day. When asked, Zedd said he’d be open to playing VALORANT with Twitch streamer, XQC, too.

After saying thanks and goodbye to his audience for the night, Zedd and his viewers raided streamer and Overwatch League coach CurryShot who was celebrating a birthday. A celebratory end to an amazing first stream of music and VALORANT on Twitch.

Check out Zedd’s Twitch channel for his next stream, here.

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