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Published: 30/Jul/2018 13:47 Updated: 31/Jul/2018 10:39by Ross Deason
OpTic Gaming and Lethal Gaming could be set to help each other to practice and improve ahead of 2018 Call of Duty World Championship.
Lethal’s Ted ‘TeddyRecKs’ Kim suggested that his team would help a pro roster to improve their Search and Destroy play in return for advice in respawn, and it looks like Seth ‘Scump’ Abner and OpTic might take him up on that offer.
Responding to TeddyRecKs’ original Twitter post, Scump said “banging your line” and it isn’t such a far fetched idea to believe that the reigning World Champions would be open to the thought.
if any pro teams will help our respawn game we will help your snd game in return bang my line
— Ted :clap: (@TeddyRecKs) July 30, 2018
Banging your line
— Seth Abner (@OpTic_Scumper) July 30, 2018
OpTic Gaming has struggled to find success throughout the Call of Duty: WWII season, even after adding Sam ‘Octane’ Larew and Anthony ‘Methodz’ Zinni to the roster in May.
One of the biggest criticisms of the former kings has been their poor performance in Search and Destroy, and their inability to win a single S&D map at the CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs only served to compound that.
Meanwhile, Lethal Gaming is made up of players that are best known for their Search and Destroy ability and recently qualified for the 2018 Call of Duty Championship through the LCQ.
Lethal has been drawn in Group B with Rise Nation, Tainted Minds and Brash Esports for the $1.5 million event, while OpTic Gaming’s players will begin their title defense in Group H against Evil Geniuses, Elevate, and Supremacy.
While the two teams could potentially meet one another in the later stages of the tournament, the potential benefits of a practice agreement could certainly outweigh the negatives.
After a year of struggles and disappointments, it is clear that the OpTic players need to try something drastic if they want to hold on to their crown.