Months after parting methods with the Name of Obligation battle royale, Twitch star NICKMERCS simply made his return to Warzone amid the Season 4 replace and immediately took a liking to the brand new Fortune’s Maintain map, shortly labeling it a minimize above Caldera.
Regardless of being one of many faces of the Warzone scene throughout its peak, NICKMERCS has largely steered clear of the CoD BR since its bounce to the Pacific on the tail finish of 2021.
Exterior of a few temporary stints and fast rage quits, the MFAM chief has as an alternative spent his time climbing the ranks on Apex Legends in current months. That every one modified on June 22 when the favored streamer lastly dropped again into Warzone as soon as extra to discover the Season 4 content material drop.
Diving head-first into the brand new Fortune’s Maintain map, it was solely a matter of time till NICKMERCS felt that spark as soon as once more and “really [had] enjoyable” the best way he “used to” in Warzone.
“I’m again,” NICKMERCS joked within the foyer display screen simply seconds after successful his first recreation on the brand new map with 12 kills in whole. Virtually instantly, the streamer had discovered his footing and returned to his previous methods with some acquainted faces in TimTheTatman and Cloakzy.
Contributing to the optimistic vibes was the sunny backdrop of Fortune’s Maintain which he shortly warmed as much as. Due to its “dynamic” format, vibrant “Italian theme”, and even some “parkour potential”, Nick took a liking to the contemporary map.
“This new map’s manner higher than the previous one,” he stated. “I like the brand new map. On a 1-10 [rating]? I give it like an eight or a 9. I actually take pleasure in it.”
Whether or not it’ll be sufficient to get Warzone again in his every day rotation on Twitch, stays to be seen. However Fortune’s Maintain is certainly off to a robust begin in his eyes.
“That sh*t was really enjoyable man,” NICKMERCS stated after a five-hour session with Warzone, his longest in virtually as many months. “That’s the way it used to go for us.”
With Warzone 2 additionally piquing his curiosity for a much bigger return later this yr, maybe Fortune’s Maintain is simply the beginning of a rebound for the once-flourishing CoD BR.