Recently, Fortnite pro SypherPK posted a tweet suggesting that he will be quitting the game and make the jump to Call of Duty: Warzone instead. Being one of the oldest streamers of the game, this news sparked discussion among his fans. This would not have been the first time a pro has quit this game, blaming the game and the community. Sypher himself had stated that the game was filling up with ‘try-hard’ players who were apparently killing the fun aspect of the game.
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I've been thinking about this a ton but starting tomorrow my main focus on stream is going to be Warzone. I Will still play Fortnite to record daily Youtube content but during these few weeks while we wait for cars it's going to be pretty minimal.
Time to become a beast. 👹
— SypherPK (@SypherPK) July 25, 2020
However, he recently posted a video to reassure his fans that he is not abandoning Fortnite or quitting the game entirely. Sypher made it clear that he will still be playing the game, just not as frequently. He also mentioned he will be playing the game for 2 hours or so from now on. While he will be playing Warzone more now, he will continue to upload regular content on Fortnite.
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Sypher makes it clear that he won’t be quitting Fortnite for good
In his recent video, he talks in detail about what his deal is. Now, mind you, he still does have issues with the game, and there are quite a few of them. First off, there is the issue that almost the entire community of this game is disappointed about. That is the delay of the cars update. In Sypher’s own words,
“…As we wait for cars, it’s gonna be pretty minimal in terms of content.”
He will be playing less Fortnite until this much-awaited addition hits the game.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5c_nSU74a5c]
Another major reason is, he feels that the game has become pretty deserted. He goes on to say that his friends, Nickmercs, Timthetatman, and CouRage, have been playing Warzone regularly. Even excluding the friend factor, he says that while playing solos, he doesn’t encounter many players, and it is sucking the fun out of the game.
Moreover, he adds that the streamers whose main focus is Fortnite, focus on the competitive aspect rather than content. Since that is not what Sypher focuses on, and his streams are pretty laid back, he will be focusing more on Warzone.
He also goes on to praise the effective skill-based matchmaking (SBMM) in Warzone, which makes things interesting and leaves room for a lot of action, which he feels is missing from Fortnite. He talks about the lack of pace in the game while talking about the Blitz LTM and how it was more fun than the staple match modes.
Well, looks like fans of both Sypher and the game can heave a sigh of relief now. On the other hand, Warzone just earned itself a much-loved streamer.