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Arcitys explains why Chicago Huntsmen should “never lose” in the CDL

Published: 21/Apr/2020 7:09 Updated: 21/Apr/2020 7:11

by Brad Norton

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2019 World Champion Alec ‘Arcitys’ Sanderson has been less than satisfied with the results of the Chicago Huntsmen lately, putting teammates on blast during a recent Call of Duty League interview.

As the Call of Duty League has transitioned online, certain teams have been shining brighter than ever before, while others are struggling to find their groove.

After a first-place finish in London, the Huntsmen were knocked out of both the Atlanta and Dallas events by the Florida Mutineers. With the online Chicago Home Series just days away, Arcitys has outlined the internal struggles of the CDL squad that they need to address sooner than later.

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The Huntsmen squad currently sits atop the CDL standings, but could that all change this weekend?

Jumping into a chat with CDL casters Miles Ross, Ben ‘Benson’ Bowe, and Phil ‘Momo’ Whitfield, Arcitys addressed the recent Huntsmen slump: “We shoot our guns straight, we just don’t know how to play the game,” he stated.

“I tell them this every day. Us five shouldn’t be losing, no matter what game it is, no matter what CoD it is. I told them we could probably hop on Gears of War and win a couple of games there. ”

While the Huntsmen lineup still currently sits atop the standings with 110 CDL points, others are closing the gap — including Flordia and Dallas — and Arcitys believes their team should command a far bigger lead than they do.

“There’s a lot of bickering, a lot of arguing, a lot of not listening to each other,” he continued, highlighting some of the reasons why he believes the team may have missed the mark in their recent runs compared to their early success.

YouTube: CDL
YouTube: CDL
Can the Huntsmen get on the same page before their upcoming Home Series?

Official results are one thing, but scrims have also been lackluster for the team lately, according to Arcitys. “There was a week right before Dallas…we didn’t win a map for three or four days,” the 2019 champ explained.

Things almost got to the point where Arcitys benched himself for a day of scrims, purely so he could spectate and see exactly what everyone was doing on the map.

The roster had an “hour-long conversation” days ago where they touched on all matter of subjects in order to start hitting their old form, Arcity added.

“You’re not waking up on time, you’re waking up five minutes before scrims, you’re not listening to each other,” Arcitys said. “There’s no excuse. This is a job. We all need to take it seriously. It’s something we are working on.”

With such a star-studded roster, being the number one seed at the beginning of the season isn’t enough for them. They clearly want to right their wrongs and get back on track with their event-winning ways moving forward.

They compete this weekend in their own Chicago Huntsmen Online Home Series. Here’s everything you need to know about the April 24-26 event.

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How to watch $200k Warzone Twitch Rivals Season 6 Showdown: stream, date

Published: 23/Oct/2020 15:36 Updated: 23/Oct/2020 15:37

by Daniel Cleary

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Twitch Rivals has announced another Warzone Showdown for Season 6, with plenty of the top content creators and pros ready to battle it out for a share of the massive $200,000 prize pool. Here’s everything you’ll need to watch the action live.

Warzone fans have had plenty of competitive action to watch since the release of the battle royale title, and many of the biggest stars in gaming have jumped to the new Call of Duty mode to entertain their fans.

With the Haunting of Verdansk event now underway and Black Ops Cold War fast approaching, Twitch Rivals revealed that they would be hosting one of their biggest Warzone showdowns yet in the Modern Warfare season. Here’s what you need to know.

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The Haunting of Verdansk event has taken over Warzone.

When does Twitch Rivals’ Warzone showdown start?

The Season 6 Twitch Rivals Showdown event is scheduled to kick off on Friday, October 23, with the action getting underway at 9AM PT/ 12PM ET / 5 PM BST / 6PM CEST.

The event itself will be split into two regional tournaments, one for Europe and one for North American players, with $100,000 up for grabs in each region.

How to watch the Warzone Season 6 Showdown

As always, the Warzone Showdown will be streamed with commentary on the official Twitch Rivals channel, which we have embedded down below.

Each of the players competing will also be able to stream the Twitch Rivals Showdown from their point-of-view, giving Call of Duty fans plenty of ways to tune in to the action.

With the Haunting of Verdansk event now live in Warzone, players won’t have too long to adapt to all of the Halloween-themed changes in-game and it should make for some entertaining moments.

Official Twitch Rivals stream

Who is playing in the Warzone S6 Showdown

For this Twitch Rivals Warzone Showdown, the format will be Duos and the event is also expected to be stacked with 45 duos competing in each region.

While the full list of players has not been announced by Twitch Rivals, they have given some hints as to who will be making their appearance on October 23.

Pros and streamers like NICKMERCS, Scump, Tommey, TimTheTatman, UnRationaL, and more have all been teased, but it is likely that the full list of competitors will be shared before the event starts.