What simply occurred? It isn’t usually that we hear constructive tales about good sportsmanship on the planet of aggressive gaming, but it surely does occur. This weekend noticed a professional Apex Legends participant select to not shoot a competitor who had misplaced his connection to the sport, regardless of $2 million being up for grabs.
The incident passed off throughout the Apex Legends International Collection (ALGS) Championship on Saturday, an Apex Legends LAN occasion by which groups compete for a $2 million prize pool. Throughout one match, Philip “ImperialHal” Dosen and his TSM teammates noticed a lone participant standing out within the open and never transferring.
ImperialHal acknowledged that the participant had doubtless misplaced their connection. Whereas there aren’t any guidelines in opposition to taking pictures opponents on this state of affairs, ImperialHal instructed his teammates to not reap the benefits of the participant’s misfortune.
“Do not shoot him. Do not shoot him, bro! He is crashed,” ImperialHal mentioned. “He 100% tabbed out or crashed or one thing. Do not shoot them – it is Scarz.” You may see what occurred within the (sweary) tweet under.
— Apex Legends Information (@alphaINTEL) July 10, 2022
ImperialHal rightly obtained loads of reward for his actions from eSports followers and fellow professionals alike. Responding to the feedback, he mentioned: “It is the least each participant can do out right here with these points,” doubtless a reference to among the connection issues Apex Legends has been dealing with not too long ago, which have led to requires a No Apex August.
Being a very good sportsman did not come at a price, both; TSM and Scarz made it by the warmth and onto the championship rounds. The grand prize was finally received by Australian squad DarkZero for the second time in a row.