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Origen reportedly acquires LEC veteran Jactroll from Team Vitality

Published: 14/Jul/2020 1:53

by Alan Bernal

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Team Vitality support Jakub ‘Jactroll’ Skurzyński has reportedly been acquired by Origen and will be immediately inserted into the starting LEC lineup, according to ESPN Esports.

This would mean that current Origen support Mitchell ‘Destiny’ Shaw will be replaced as the deal would set up Jactroll to start the next pair of games for the team currently in a five-way tie for fifth place.

The news would come as a surprise for many seeing as Origen made Destiny the first player from the Oceanic region to play in the European league. Less than a year later, Destiny’s position on the team will change once the org officially announces the move.

Team Vitality (4-5) will be shipping Jactroll to Origen (4-5) after benching him during the Spring, following their 0-7 start to the split. The 21-year-old support did not participate in a win during Spring 2020. The Polish veteran has not played for Team Vitality in Summer. Labros ‘Labrov’ Papoutsakis has started all matches.

Jactroll support for LEC Vitality Origen.
Michal Konkol / Riot Games
Jactroll has been dealt from Team Vitality to Origen.

When the deal is made public, Jactroll’s three-year reign as the Vitality support will come to an end and will start a new chapter with Origen.

Origen is banking on Jactroll’s explosive playmaking abilities to get the team back up to speed in order to justify taking Destiny from the starting position.

Destiny came into the league with hopeful expectations and has had a respectable showing so far. In his first full split, he helped Origen claim a top-four regular-season finish at 13-5 before losing to G2 in the playoff’s lower bracket.

But for Origen, getting close to the top warranted a change of pace seeing as they’re looking to bring a more established LEC support to the mix.

Destiny on Origen in LEC
Michal Konkol / Riot Games
Destiny is reportedly being replaced by Jactroll on Origen’s starting lineup.

If there are no more changes planned from here until the start of Week 5 in the league, Jactroll will hit the Rift with Elias ‘Upset’ Lipp as his lane partner.

This is a pivotal time to be making lineup changes as the next slate of fixtures are bound to swing the balance of power in the league.

Origen will face off against G2 (5-4) on Friday July 17 at 1 PM PST / 4 PM EST / 9 PM BST and Misfits (5-4) on Saturday, July 18 at 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST / 6 PM BST.

Call of Duty

How to watch $200k Warzone Twitch Rivals Season 6 Showdown: stream, date

Published: 23/Oct/2020 15:36 Updated: 23/Oct/2020 15:37

by Daniel Cleary

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Twitch Rivals has announced another Warzone Showdown for Season 6, with plenty of the top content creators and pros ready to battle it out for a share of the massive $200,000 prize pool. Here’s everything you’ll need to watch the action live.

Warzone fans have had plenty of competitive action to watch since the release of the battle royale title, and many of the biggest stars in gaming have jumped to the new Call of Duty mode to entertain their fans.

With the Haunting of Verdansk event now underway and Black Ops Cold War fast approaching, Twitch Rivals revealed that they would be hosting one of their biggest Warzone showdowns yet in the Modern Warfare season. Here’s what you need to know.

the haunting of verdansk teaser
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The Haunting of Verdansk event has taken over Warzone.

When does Twitch Rivals’ Warzone showdown start?

The Season 6 Twitch Rivals Showdown event is scheduled to kick off on Friday, October 23, with the action getting underway at 9AM PT/ 12PM ET / 5 PM BST / 6PM CEST.

The event itself will be split into two regional tournaments, one for Europe and one for North American players, with $100,000 up for grabs in each region.

How to watch the Warzone Season 6 Showdown

As always, the Warzone Showdown will be streamed with commentary on the official Twitch Rivals channel, which we have embedded down below.

Each of the players competing will also be able to stream the Twitch Rivals Showdown from their point-of-view, giving Call of Duty fans plenty of ways to tune in to the action.

With the Haunting of Verdansk event now live in Warzone, players won’t have too long to adapt to all of the Halloween-themed changes in-game and it should make for some entertaining moments.

Official Twitch Rivals stream

Who is playing in the Warzone S6 Showdown

For this Twitch Rivals Warzone Showdown, the format will be Duos and the event is also expected to be stacked with 45 duos competing in each region.

While the full list of players has not been announced by Twitch Rivals, they have given some hints as to who will be making their appearance on October 23.

Pros and streamers like NICKMERCS, Scump, Tommey, TimTheTatman, UnRationaL, and more have all been teased, but it is likely that the full list of competitors will be shared before the event starts.