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Cloak says he’ll reveal ‘everything’ about his time with FaZe Clan in furious tweetstorm

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Cloakzy, much like Tfue, is currently in the middle of a dirty divorce from FaZe Clan. The Fortnite superstar furiously took to Twitter on June 23rd to threaten to reveal every detail of his mistreatment.

Tfue’s exit from FaZe Clan wasn’t pretty and involved a lot of drama. Now, Cloakzy is having a similar time of leaving the organization. After revealing some of his contract details, Cloak is now threatening to reveal ‘everything.’

In a Sunday Twitter tirade, the pro seems to have had enough of FaZe Clan’s alleged garbage. Monday, June 24th may turn out to be an exciting day for Fortnite esports fans.

The Cloak vs. FaZe Clan Situation So Far

Tfue and Cloak say goodbye to FaZe Clan’s underhand contracts – via Cloak

Before we get into the latest tweets, let’s go through some contextual information. On his stream, Cloak explained some of his frustrations with FaZe Clan and how he has been trying to leave the org.

“I don’t wanna be transferred, so I don’t know why they put that in there,” he said. “I’ve been trying to leave for the past six months before the whole Tfue thing came out. I just went with the more passive route. I with with the route of ‘Listen, I’m willing to work this out.”

According to Cloak, he has been trying to leave FaZe Clan through calm and calculated means. He doesn’t want to a hothead, but now the org has forced the player’s hand. As soon as the confirmation of Cloak’s failure to qualify for the World Cup was official, FaZe Clan declared it was open to let the man go.

Though, as the clip and statement above show, they did not “waste” time in telling Cloak.

“They didn’t come to me before posting a TwitLonger, so it seems like now they are in agreement in letting me go because now I didn’t qualify for the World Cup it seems like,” Cloak said while streaming to thousands.

Cloakzy threatens to drop bombshell info about FaZe

FaZe Clan’s failed sleigh-of-hand tactics have now riled Cloak up. In adverse to his usually calm style of negotiation, he now threatening to reveal ‘everything.’

With everything that has been hitting FaZe, the organization’s chiefs could be in a panic. Tfue’s original contract was an abysmal display of player recruitment and Cloak’s experience could be even worse.

The Tfue lawsuit is still on-going and the ex-FaZe pro has been careful to keep his lips sealed. If Cloak has no intention of suing FaZe Clan, he might well reveal damaging information about the org’s dealings with players, internal struggles, and more.

Cloak also called FaZe Clan and any other company looking to set up a transfer proposal ‘thick-headed.’ Strong words that suggest the player will not be looking to join another org any time soon.

We’ll keep you updated as the story continues to unfold. You can expect at least a few juicy details from Cloak’s stream in the coming days.

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Epic announce Solos FNCS and Trios in Fortnite Season 3

The Fortnite FNCS formats for Season 3 will include Trios and Solos along with Trios Cash Cups.

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With the Fortnite Champion Series Invitational in the rearview mirror, competitive and casual Fortnite players, alike, look ahead to Season 3. Epic didn’t keep us wondering for long with an announcement of the competitive formats for the next Fortnite season.

On May 25, the Fortnite Competitive Twitter account announced that Season 3 will kick off with a solo FNCS. Cash Cups will be back as a Trios competition and Trios FNCS will be coming in Season 4. In the meantime, Arena will be available for Trios and Solos.

Most Fortnite players were happy to hear this announcement – even if they aren’t fans of the formats. Trios is widely liked but players tend to have a love/hate relationship with Solos. This can be the most frustrating format, after all.

The real highlight of this announcement was the announcement, itself. Pro Fortnite players have been asking for transparency and communication. Epic gave them what they were asking for, even if it didn’t come in the form of their favorite tournament format.

We’ll keep you posted with more information about the next FNCS season. Until then, competitive and casual Fortnite players are in the same boat: waiting to see how much Season 3 changes everything.

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Summit1g stunned by Unknown vs. Clix ‘griefing’ controversy

Summit1g got into it with the pro Fortnite community following his take on the Unknown vs Clix controversy.

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Competitive Fortnite is a whole lot different than a lot of other esports. Griefing, teaming, and drop-spot sharing seem to bee weekly issues within the professional Fortnite community. There’s an incredibly thin line between sharing a drop spot and teaming – something that was explored in-depth following the FaZe Dubs ban in the FNCS.

In Fortnite, most pro players agree that it’s a bad idea to fight off of spawn. As long as their loot path isn’t impeded, most Fortnite players won’t push an opponent who lands with them – unless they’re mad.

That’s what happened during day-one of the FNCS Invitational Grand Finals. Clix eliminated his friendly rival, UnknownxArmy; dancing on his body after the elimination. Unknown didn’t take too kindly to this and decided to grief Clix by pushing him in the latter’s drop spot, Pleasant Park.

Most of these pros know where their opponents land. They constantly play scrimmages with one another and even team-up on occasion. Unknown knew where Clix could be found and pushed him for revenge.

For those who don’t know, this is considered ‘griefing’ in the competitive Fortnite community. Pros look down on this practice and rarely do it to one another. Most of the time, you’ll find no-name players landing on massive streamers to get their name out there.

Unknown even apologized for his actions in a Twitlonger, the following day. The Fortnite professional community is relatively unanimous on this topic.

Summit1G is not a part of the competitive Fortnite community. He has a background in several other competitive games – most notable CS:GO. The streamer was stunned by the controversy that this caused and expressed his amazement on Twitter.

“So if I’m playing Fortnite in an event,” he wrote, “Someone kills me and dances on my body. I get heated and happen to know their preferred landing locations. I’m not allowed to go after him in next round?”

Several competitive Fortnite fans and players jumped onto this tweet, claiming that Summit didn’t know what he was talking about. More than anything, this seems to be a cultural issue.

Fortnite is an environment where griefing is highly disliked, which we tend to take for granted. We could have easily seen a community where griefing was commonplace if people didn’t care about placements as much – especially if there was less money on the line.

Summit continued to double-down on his argument. “Man. Competitive Fortnite is so damn weird,” he wrote. He even suggested that Epic remove the drop phase in competitive Fortnite, which would eliminate mid-tournament griefing.

This would probably be something worth considering if Epic were open to it. It would help cut-down on teaming accusations and griefing, as you wouldn’t be able to change your drop spot mid-tournament. Of course, that would prevent players from making adjustments if they’re losing early-game fights.

Summit eventually relented, saying that he always gives competitive Fortnite players their respect – even if he dislikes the game. He made some interesting points within this argument, though, and questioned whether or not the current competitive Fortnite mentality is the best one.

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FNCS Invitational winner Banned for cheating in Grand Finals

Japanese Fortnite FNCS winner, Sekosama, has been banned after accusations that he cheated during the tournament.

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The $2 million FNCS Invitational tournament wrapped up this weekend, bringing competitive Fortnite to a close in Season 2. Some of the biggest names in Fortnite were invited to compete, along with several open qualifiers who earned a spot in the event.

The Asia region saw Japanese player, Sekosama, take home first place – but not for long. Soon after his win, he received a 14-day competitive ban for “teaming.” Some clips surfaced that showed him colluding with another player for loot.

In the clips, you can see another player bringing loot and, seemingly, dropping it for Sekosama before being eliminated to the storm. He also, reportedly, fed Sekosama elimination points and was communicating with him in a Discord call.

Sekosama forfeited his winnings after the ban, as is expected. There were a few clips of this behavior that surfaced after the event, prompting Epic to take action.

Surprisingly, this ban was reportedly only 14-days long. This contradicts the recent president of 30 and 60-day bans that follow similar actions in the community.

Sekosama has maintained his innocents throughout the controversy, but has now been removed from the leaderboard. This bumps qjac up to first and Magu to second.

This is not the first time we’ve seen such a controversy in competitive Fortnite and it likely won’t be the last. We’ll see if more high-profile Fortnite pros receive bans in the next FNCS Season.

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