Day 2 of the Florida Mutineers’ dwelling sequence within the Name of Responsibility League began off with a controversial Hackney Yard Hardpoint map between the London Royal Ravens and Atlanta FaZe.
At first of the map, London gamers started taking pictures one another in-game, signaling a restart to the map as a result of Matthew “Skrapz” Marshall was not at his seat. London did not transfer to take a hill till Atlanta had been up over 100 factors and it was clear that the match wouldn’t be interrupted and restarted.
The tip consequence was a 250-104 scoreline and a map win for the Atlanta FaZe. Following the match, Skrapz took to Twitter, explaining that he was away from his seat and didn’t reply when a referee requested whether or not the staff was prepared. London as a staff additionally requested to restart a number of occasions.
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Ref requested are we able to go, I did not reply. Entire staff requested him 15 occasions when it began to restart coz I wasn’t right here lmao. “No you gotta play”
– london skrapz (@skrapzg) May 9, 2020
Atlanta FaZe coach James “Crowder” Crowder additionally expressed his displeasure at the truth that the map could not be restarted or replayed.
So we will not do something about that begin on the subject of a replay or something in order that map stands
That is tremendous lame :/
– Crowder (@JamesCrowder) May 9, 2020
London got here again on Arklov Peak Search and Destroy with a dominating 6-1 victory, resetting the sequence at 1-1. Nevertheless, the Atlanta FaZe ended up profitable the match 3-1.
The Royal Ravens are nonetheless alive within the weekend event and can play later Saturday towards the winner of the match between the Paris Legion and OpTic Gaming Los Angeles.
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This is not the primary time that the Name of Responsibility League has come beneath scrutiny for refusing to replay a map. In the course of the Dallas Empire dwelling sequence, the Los Angeles Guerrillas’ Jacob “Decemate” Cato logged off throughout a match after considered one of his teammates was disconnected from the server. The ruling from the league was that since Decemate had left the match it was a forfeit (whatever the circumstances) and the map was awarded to the Empire, regardless of each groups saying that they’d have replayed the map.