The mysterious 'CoDBurner' may not be so mysterious after all, as OpTic Gaming owner Hector 'H3CZ' Rodriguez claims to have discovered their identity at CWL Vegas.
CoDBurner was a mysterious Reddit user who popped up midway through the CoD: WWII season, leaking numerous roster moves, many of which turned out accurate.
After building somewhat of a reputation for correctly predicting roster changes, behind the scenes knowledge, and even giving personal info about player salaries, the CoDBurner became a target as pro players and organizations grew tired of his antics.
Their return to posting on Reddit came ahead of the Black Ops 4 season, once again anonymous, and a group of pro players set out to find out who it was, but to no avail.
The CoDBurner is known to have attended events however, and it looks like H3CZ has bumped into them at CWL Las Vegas, but hasn't revealed their identity.
Perhaps weary of falsely accusing, H3CZ only gives away one rather odd clue - that the culprit enjoys drinking Stella Artois Cidre - and also says it is a 'he', not she.
So I found out who the COD Burner was this weekend.
CLUE: He gets drunk, and I mean DRUNK off of shots of Cidre. Yes... Stella Artois Cidre. pic.twitter.com/6b8wjN2G3m
— Hector Rodriguez (@OpTicH3CZ) December 11, 2018
Unfortunately, unless you were with H3CZ on the evening in question, this doesn't exactly narrow down the options.
With no roster moves ongoing currently in the CWL season, the CoDBurner has gone into a hibernation of sorts, not posting any behind the scenes information.
When the roster lock next opens however, fans will be anticipating the infamous account's return, and some more speculation over their identity. Although perhaps if H3CZ really does know who it is, there won't be many OpTic related leaks coming out.
Disclaimer: Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodriguez is a minority shareholder in Dexerto Ltd.