Freakazoid Reacts To Haters For Shifting To Valorant From CS:GO

Published 05/12/2020, 8:37 AM EDT


Valorant has taken over the gaming world with a storm. Initially, it was dubbed as the “CS:GO killer.” Now it seems to have created a place of its own. Players are shifting their long time games, just to play Valorant. Recently, Ryan Abadir, aka Freakazoid, announced his official retirement from CS:GO.

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While allowing players to change games from a marketing point of view might be a gamble. Nonetheless, it is an opportunity worth taking, because the professionals are excelling at it. The competitive side is building up quite well for Valorant. Several teams are allowing this shift foreseeing the impact Valorant is going to have upon its release. Some sections of the fans are not exactly happy with it.

In fact, Freakazoid received a lot of hate from his fans for shifting games. He took to Twitter and said what he had to. Professional players frequently change their teams. How is it any different for gamers to change a game?

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Freakazoid on playing Valorant

Freakazoid was a part of the Cloud9 team that starred Shroud, Sean Gares, Skadoodle, nOthing. This team could have rewritten competitive gaming history, although that didn’t work out. The widespread growth of Valorant established the fact that this game deserves a competitive scene. 

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Freakazoid’s tweet quite clearly marks his dissatisfaction with the public reaction. “It’s crazy how people can hate on someone’s decision to try and create an opportunity for themselves.” He was quite taken aback with the community reaction. Of course, this is perfectly normal for CS:GO fans. Their favorite players quitting the game altogether can be alarming. 

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Is this game going to sweep the competitive gaming scene? 

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The fact remains whether Valorant will regain the same popularity after its official release. Officially, teams have already started building their arsenals for competitive Valorant. However, it is still a long way to go for a game in its closed-beta. 

Riot’s game will definitely have a competitive scene, regardless of popularity. The primary reason why several gamers like Freakazoid are changing games is simply because of the scope Valorant offers. It allows much more than games like CS:GO or Overwatch ever could. 

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