Old Digibox Cancels Live Features

SABIAN ROBERTS — 12TH NOVEMBER 2020

Starting in September 2020, the Old Digibox community began hosting live features on its Twitch and YouTube channels. This included two shows — Old Digibox Day/Nightscreen and OldDigigames.

The Day/Nightscreen would be used to advertise anything ODB related, including general news, weather forecasts, upcoming events and more.

Old Digibox Nightscreen (S1E2) as aired on 14th September 2020, after the end of OldDigigames Season 1.

However, there was a problem with the Old Digibox Day/Nightscreen; it didn't have an automated system. This made it very tiring for the broadcaster to update the news. News is updating 24/7, and the Dayscreen and Nightscreen kept it the same for the entire day. Unfortunately, running an automated system was not possible.

A plan was in order — make an alternative to running an automated system by using something that's much less time-consuming to update. This plan is still a work-in-progress.

OldDigigames consisted of Sabian and Criterion playing games on stream and interacting with viewers as much as possible. However, many inconveniences got in the way — overloaded encoding, poor performance and more PC-related issues. This tired the broadcasters and Old Digibox have decided to pull the plug.

All Old Digibox Live Features are now cancelled with some exceptions. S2 of Day/Nightscreen will still go ahead.

But what about the unfinished second season of OldDigigames? Old Digibox simply aren't going to finish it. However, Criterion & Sabian, the hosts of OldDigigames are currently working on a Christmas special that will be pre-recorded and air on Christmas day 2020. That's just in less than 7 weeks.

What games are planned for the Xmas special? Well, we're glad you asked; Among Us, Shooter Tourneys, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Garry's Mod, Team Fortress Classic, Team Fortress 2, Synergy and more — also, there are plans to play with Twitch streamer glitchgod0.