After some great performances in Pool A, OpTic were unable to advance past 100 Thieves in the winners bracket semi-final, losing 3-1, meaning they will now face eUnited to keep their hopes of silverware alive.
The teams could meet again if 100 Thieves can beat Gen.G to reach their second consecutive grand final and OpTic successfully navigate the losers bracket, but Crimsix is eager to avoid another run in with his opponent’s content team.
100 Thieves are currently producing some of the most in-depth content in Call of Duty, but Crimsix feels they are on the brink of crossing the line by getting too involved in the action.
The 2017 World Champion warned the 100T cameraman to “get out of his face” during pre-game strategy talks and practice otherwise “he won’t be getting that camera back”.
And to the 100T Camera guy... I’m giving you a warning... Get in my face, or any other teams face with that camera during talking over strats/pre-match warmup and I promise you that you won’t be getting that camera back.— Ian (@OpTic_Crimsix) June 16, 2019
Crim immediately came under fire from fans who suggested that getting both sides of the story is needed for content, but the OpTic man hit back suggesting he’s not on the mainstage to create content for another team.
Nevertheless, the 27-year-old defended his former teammate and 100 Thieves CEO, Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag, from any blame, suggesting he didn’t instruct his team to act this way - Crim even stated his belief that they should be given a raise for “doing their job too well”.
It would definitely make for dope content, I get that and I agree. But I’m not up on the mainstage to make off-stream content for another team. https://t.co/6laM9nGvyU— Ian (@OpTic_Crimsix) June 16, 2019
So no one from any team does it to any one else. Don’t give @Nadeshot crap for this, he didn’t tell him to do this. He should honestly give his camera guy a raise for doing his job too well. https://t.co/XUFhboB2CF— Ian (@OpTic_Crimsix) June 16, 2019
Focus must now return on a positive result against eUnited in order to move one step closer to completing his personal goal of becoming the winningest player in CoD history.
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