Have a peek at a training camp of a Call of Duty pro team: The latest episode in the series "OpTic Gaming: Behind the Green Wall" went live, which saw the aftermaths recents unexpected changes to the OpTic Gaming team roster.
The series focussed on the professional eSports Call of Duty team, OpTic Gaming, as they train and prep with the Red Bull High Performance team. OpTic Gaming has consistently been one of CoD’s top performing eSports team – from winning the first ever million dollar tournament for CoD as well as placing in the top three for two other million dollar CoD championships.
Also very recently, the team captain – Matt ‘Nadeshot’ Haag was spotlighted and profiled by New York Times and CBS Sunday Morning News, in addition to being rewarded “eSports Player of the Year” at The Game Awards this year. Manager Hector Rodriguez further speaks to the roster change, with key player 'NadeShot' speaking to what motivates these decisions - and the difficulty in doing so.
With the growth of eSports seeing prize pools skyrocket from $50K tournaments to staggering $10 Million tournaments – who knows where it will take off to in the next couple of years? The OpTic Gaming team sheds light on what it’s been like to see impact this has had on the shift / growth of eSports.
OpTic Roster Change and High Performance Training -
OpTic Gaming: Behind the Green Wall - Ep 4