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Call of Duty Off-Season Rostermania Transfer Hub *UPDATING*

Published: 29/Aug/2018 12:50 Updated: 3/Nov/2018 23:17

by Calum Patterson

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With Black Ops 4 on the horizon, competitive Call of Duty teams are weighing up their options going into the new game with a 5 v 5 format, and with new organizations entering the fold, a busy rostermania period is expected.

Because Black Ops 4 is releasing a month earlier than past CoD titles, on October 12, there is less time for teams and players to make decisions, making it even more hectic.

The first event of the new CWL season has already been announced, taking place in Las Vegas on December 7 – 9, and with CWL Vegas becoming the most important tournament of the year, having the perfect roster is paramount.

Because things can get confusing quickly, this hub will keep you up to date with all the roster changes as they go down, in North America, Europe and APAC.

Confirmed Roster Change Timeline

November 2

  • endurAAA: FA > Gone Gaming
  • Zayrox: FA > Gone Gaming
  • Malls: FA > Gone Gaming
  • Benji: FA > Gone Gaming
  • DREAL: FA> Gone Gaming

October 25

  • Chino: Free Agent > G2
  • Blazt: Free Agent > G2
  • Ricky: Free Agent > G2
  • Decemate: Free Agent > G2
  • Faccento: Free Agent > G2

October 16

October 11

October 10

October 9

October 8

October 4

October 3

  • Loony: Rise Nation > Splyce

October 2

October 1

September 28

September 27

September 26

September 22

September 19

September 17

September 13

September 4

  • Blazt: compLexity > Free Agent

August 31

August 29

August 28

August 24

August 23


High Profile Confirmed Five Man Rosters

  • Red Reserve*: Bance, Rated, Skrapz, Joee, Zer0 (593,725 PP)
  • Team Envy*: Aches, Huke, SiLLY, Apathy, Assault (633,850)
  • 100 Thieves*: Kenny, Fero, Octane, SlasheR, Enable (722,615)
  • OpTic Gaming: Scump, Crimsix, Karma, TJHaLy, Dashy (550,920)
  • Mindfreak*: Buzzo, Louqa, Fighta, Shockz, Excite (270,330)
  • Team Reedy*: Reedy, Hawqeh, Vortex, Denza, Nevo
  • Reciprocity: Wuskin, Seany, Tommey, Zed, Denz
  • Splyce: Jurd, Accuracy, Loony, Temp, Aqua
  • eUnited*: Clayster, Prestinni, Arcitys, JKap, aBeZy
  • FaZe Clan*: Attach, ZooMaa, Priestahh, Replays, Methodz
  • Tainted Minds: Nimble, Damage, Swifty, Swiftazor, Setzyy
  • Evil Geniuses: Saints, Lacefield, Royalty, Goonjar, FeLo
  • Luminosity Gaming*: Slacked, FormaL, John, Gunless, Classic
  • G2 Esports: Chino, Blazt, Decemate, Faccento, Ricky
  • Team Madcat: Madcat, Joshh, Dqvee, Alexx, Peatie
  • Enigma6: General, Frosty, Diabolic, Kade, Kimset

* Rosters that maintained three or more players from Stage Two of the WWII CWL Pro League, and thus eligible for pool play at CWL Vegas.

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NICKMERCS rates the best Warzone players from to Scump to HusKerrs

Published: 24/Oct/2020 1:06

by Theo Salaun

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Tasked with drafting a team for a Call of Duty: Warzone tournament, NICKMERCS went through some of the game’s biggest names, ranking them while determining who he would most want to duo with.

To start Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards’ $10,000 “Cracked Creators” Warzone tournament, 16 creators were tasked with drafting their duo from 16 “cracked” streamers.

As one of the creators allowed to select their tandem, NICKMERCS sifted through 16 of the game’s best to determine who he would prefer to play with.

Ultimately, the FaZe streamer ended up putting his decision to a poll among his fans. But, before doing so, he originally went through all 16 and gave thoughts on how each of them ranks. And the options were varied, but all shared one thing in common: talent.

With professional Call of Duty League players like Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner available, as well as Warzone streamers like Aydan and HusKerrs, the candidates were excellent. Still, NICKMERCS sifted through and broke down who he truly believes ranks as the battle royale’s best.

Segment begins at 00:20:45.

NICKMERCS starts by going through the list and just expressing what an absolute struggle it will be to pick from such a talented crop of peers: “Oh, it’s going to be so hard to pick man … No matter what, everybody that I would pick from is cracked.” But, after going through and complimenting practically everybody, he starts the process of elimination.

Since Nick chooses second after DrDisrespect, he immediately eliminates Zlaner as Doc’s likely first pick. Then, he eliminates JoeWo with two simple reasons: “I’ve never played with him and every time I play against him, I beat that little ass.”

Then, BobbyPoff is gone: “BobbyPoff, I love the guy, but take him off the list.” And the “Scarf Lord” is followed quickly by the Chicago Huntsmen’s FormaL and Scump: “Love ‘em, love ‘em. But I feel like there’s better BR players.” After that, things start getting complicated.

Cracked Creators Warzone
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The list of “cracked” players in Hitch’s Cracked Creators Warzone tournament.

Similar to Zlaner, Nick decides to sacrifice Merk so that he can play with his longtime duo, Maven. Then, recognizing that all of these remaining players are absolute menaces on Verdansk, he goes with two simple metrics to determine his personal preference. He immediately prioritizes controller players and the highest earners in Warzone tournaments.

That eliminates stars like HusKerrs and Symfuhny for their mouse and keyboard usage, while also eliminating Crowder and DougIsRaw for their low earnings. Finally, he eliminates Jukeyz because of his struggles understanding the UK maestro’s accent and decides to put the decision to a poll.

 

Ultimately, it’s between Aydan and Tommey, with Cloakzy popping on to let NICKMERCS know that Aydan’s been playing some Fortnite recently. That leaves the FaZe star choosing Tommey, noting that “he’s got great communication, phenomenal player, guaranteed to get some chopper kills off rip.”

Despite going through full rankings for his options and landing upon an excellent duo, the decision-making process proved to be futile. NICKMERCS and Tommey could only end in the Top 12 for the tournament, while the easily dismissed BobbyPoff actually came in first place.