crimsixthe most winner Call of Duty player in history, officially announced his retirement from competitive Call of Duty. He explained in a video posted to YouTube that there was a “huge generational gap” that he struggled to navigate, and that he was essentially one of the few remaining veterans of an age-old breed of COD competitors. . After sixteen years of competition that has brought 38 major wins, three world championships and over $1 million in prize money, Crimsix has now retired.
Since a few weeks, Ian “Crimsix” Porter struggles to realize he might not be able to secure a starting spot in the 2023 Call of Duty League season. As he realized there would be no real home for him in the CDL next season, he made the difficult decision to finally move on. This is a blow to the Call of Duty esports scene, given that Crimsix is one of the very few remaining “founding fathers” of modern COD competitive gaming.
What’s next for Crimsix?
crimsix posted a video on his YouTube channel that shattered his decision during class twelve minutes. It was a touching farewell to Call of Duty esports that explained everything perfectly, from start to finish:
To the heart of this decision comes Crimsix’s realization that he’s not as young as he used to be and times are definitely changing. It was around halfway through his announcement that he explored this notion, saying:
“Halfway through the season, I watched the League, and I noticed that not only was I the oldest player – or the second oldest, when Clay was playing – but I also started watching the I realized I was older than most trainers – then I looked at the casters… I realized that in addition to Maven, because he’s 600 years old, I was also older older than most casters.
He went on to explain that there was a huge amount of sacrifice necessary to become a competitive Call of Duty player, and “outsiders” may not necessarily realize this. As a career player at his age, Crimsix unfortunately pointed out that it takes so much more time, effort and energy to be able to compete at the level required to be considered. an esports competitor.
However, this is not the end of the Crimsix story, as it continued cover your future and detailed in detail what he would focus on next:
‘And the next step guys, by the way, is content. I’m going to get into content, I’m going to participate in Warzone 2, I’m going to stream whatever I can, do YouTube every day, any way I can. And I’m not just talking about Warzone 2 – I’m talking about car stuff, you know, simulation and track racing stuff. Maybe I’ll go to a few F1 races here and there. Also, I want to do gun stuff – gun stuff.
A monumental loss
crimsix capped off his massive and shocking announcement with a message of apprehension:
“I’m excited – but the final note is that I’m also scared.” I’m scared to death, guys. Because it’s been, you know – like I said – sixteen years… It’s the only thing I’ve ever really known.
It’s an emotional thing to deliver, and as the highest earning Call of Duty player in history, Crimsix’s departure will leave ripples throughout the community. For years he was considered a true leader in the game, using his remarkable and valuable experience to lead a new generation of gamers into the unknown. Now we look at teams and players and wonder which of the legendary figures among them will be the next to retire.
Thank you Crimi.