FaZe Clan Co-Owner Nickmercs Shocks Millions After Savagely Calling Ex-Call of Duty Pro

FaZe Clan Co-Owner Nickmercs Shocks Millions After Savagely Calling Ex-Call of Duty Pro

In the gaming community, players sometimes attack each other based on false accusations. These accusations can range from calling a player cheating to pointing out someone’s skill. That’s what Faze Clan co-owner Nickmercs did to Call of Duty Pro Joe De Lucas.

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Was the call serious? Or just a sarcastic version of a mistaken identity.

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Fans react to Nickmercs call

After the accusation came to light by a member of Call of Duty, fans began to react. The fact remains though that the player he called Nickmercs was actually Call of Duty Pro Joe De Lucas aka MerkJD. This sparked a controversial debate among COD fans.

For those who don’t know, Nickmercs was running around the Plentiful Feilds area in Warzone. In the same region, MerkJD was looting when the two clashed. In particular, Nickmercs ran and hid behind a bush while MerkJD followed him. But amazingly, MerkJD pinpointed where Nickmercs was hiding and threw a grenade taking him out. To which Nickmercs called MerkJD saying that he was “walls”.

On the one hand, fans suspected MerkJD of employing cheats while playing, but on the other, they defended him due to his experience. This incident was further promoted by COD insiders after they posted it on Twitter saying: β€œI can not believe @NICKMERCS caught @JoeDeLuca cheating on Warzone live on their stream.”

Later, the publication was defended saying that it was sarcasm. However, fans were further angered by the careless move.

As the Twitter handle was meant to deliver serious news and not to make sarcastic jokes on such sensitive topics.

Call of Duty pro or just a simple aim-bot?

It is true that Call of Duty is heavily affected by many cheats and hackers. The entire gaming industry is getting frustrated with these cheap tricks and unruly players. So implement an additional layer of anti cheat it is very necessary to promote good sportsmanship among the players.

The real reason fans suspected MerkJD of cheating was his aim-bot move. To be more specific, when using a mouse, the aim-bot becomes ineffective because the player’s entire hand is responsible for aiming and shooting.

Using a console, on the other hand, helps smooth aiming by tracking the movement of the opponent, resulting in a significantly more accurate shooting experience.

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Whether or not this is a responsible action, one thing is certain: players need to recognize that not everyone who takes them down is a hacker. So sometimes we just don’t know if the opponent is a stronger player or not.

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