It appears that a few of Overwatch’s largest stars are abandoning the game. Two outstanding streamers and professional gamers, Dafran and xQc have each tweeted statements within the final 24 hours, that appear to recommend they’re completed with Blizzard’s aggressive shooter, a lot to the confusion and dismay of followers.
Dafran, who’s actual identify is Daniel Francesca, had beforehand performed for now-defunct esports org Selfless, previous to the muse of the Overwatch League, earlier than strolling away to turn into a streamer.
Despite being a controversial determine locally, identified for trolling his followers, Dafran was signed to new OWL squad Atlanta Reign in anticipation of season 2, however has now introduced through a tweet that he’s not solely strolling away from the squad but in addition the game.
Francesca’s tweet reads: “The end. I hate the game. Thought I could love it again and have passion but its impossible, I always end up soft throwing. Contract ended, Overwatch uninstalled, Mcdonalds here I come. For real though thanks for everything u have given me OW Community.”
Although Dafran has been identified to mislead his followers, an announcement from caster Andrew Rush, means that the announcement is official. Atlanta Reign has but to handle the scenario.
The correct response to what occurred right this moment with Dafran is solely to react with unhappiness. What we lose right here is the potential redemption story of one of many biggest mechanical abilities to play Overwatch. Instead, we acquire a reminder that the life of a professional participant isn’t for everybody.
— Andrew Rush (@TempoZP) November 7, 2018
It appears that Dafran isn’t the one one experiencing frustrations with Overwatch. Earlier right this moment, one other controversial, but outstanding determine locally, XQC additionally posted a tweet suggesting he’s performed with the game.
It’s been a journey pic.twitter.com/fho8ShiupA
— xQc (@xQc) November 8, 2018
Last weekend Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel represented his dwelling nation of Canada within the Overwatch World Cup Finals, attaining the bronze medal pictured within the tweet. In the Overwatch League’s first season the professional participant was dropped from Dallas Fuel for quite a lot of controversies associated to his on-line conduct.
Many streamers together with xQc have been brazenly vital of the present Overwatch meta-game, which closely favors GOATS compositions (3-tank, 3-support) in addition to over-powered DPS hero Doomfist. The potential for titled games has gotten so unhealthy that rookie Overwatch participant and Fortnite Twitch-streamer TimTheTatman resorted to desperately messaging Lengyel on Twitch throughout a stream to ask how he copes with taking part in the game day after day.
“xQc, you can like clip this and show him: xQc, how you go through that every day of your life, I do not know my friend,” mentioned Timothy ‘TimTheTatman’ Betar, throughout his stream.
“Nothing but love to you, God bless, that is so unbelievably bad to play against, you can’t even play, you can’t even play the video game it’s so bad.”