When it comes to competitive Call of Duty, there is no bigger name than Scump. The former World Champion has over two million followers on Twitter, and a further 2,400,000 subscribers on YouTube - while also setting the world alight on Twitch.
After a challenging World War II season, the OpTic Gaming captain made his return to streaming at the beginning of Black Ops 4 - racking up over 100,000 viewers at one point as the Greenwall nailed down an early-season online tournament win. Yet, partway through March, he left his Twitch channel dormant, no longer streaming practice or bringing the vibes to his thousands of viewers.
When is Scump coming back to Twitch?
On September 20, the OpTic captain finally responded and gave an answer in a response to a fan. “I’ll be back to streaming on release,” he said, confirming that fans won’t see him playing the new title properly until it’s official release date of October 25.
I’ll be back to streaming on release
— Seth Abner (@OpTic_Scumper) September 20, 2019
Why did Scump stop streaming on Twitch?
Like the vast majority of Call of Duty teams, Scump and OpTic streamed their practices for thousands of fans - but made their rebroadcasts subscriber-only. This meant that any team trying to get a look at their strategies had to pay for the previlgies.
However, that all died down towards the end of the season, with OpTic chopping and changing roles in the darkness - leaving fans waiting on Tweets and Pro League matches for updates and to see them playing again.
Now, of course, all this doesn’t mean that Scump is immediately going to hop onto Twitch once the game goes live at midnight, but it at least gives us an indication on when we can see him streaming again.
Whether or not he’ll take up the mantle of dominating public games like he used to do so easily, or if he’ll be practicing with his new franchising team, remains to be seen.
All we know, though, is that his return isn’t too far away, and fans will be able to spam his King Scump emote once he goes on an insane killstreak soon enough.