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- 1:00 p.m. Atlanta FaZe vs. Toronto Ultra
- 2:30 p.m. Chicago Huntsmen vs. New York Subliners
- 4:00 p.m. Paris Legion vs. Los Angeles Guerrillas
- 5:30 p.m. London Royal Ravens vs. Minnesotta Rokkr
ATL (22-4) vs. TOR (6-12)
I feel cheated, to be honest. Friday's slate promised action, excitement and a whole lot of imaginary rule breaking. We were supposed to get vigilante teams fighting against the absurdity of a biased gentleman's agreement, creating drama throughout the entire slate of games.
What we got instead was the favorites all winning in comfortable fashion, with perhaps the biggest weapon highlight of the night featuring the Grau, primarily a Warzone-focused AR, getting used for approximately 20 seconds by FormaL before being banished to the shadow realm. If this was all one big tease, I'm just more ashamed that I fell for it.
Onto Saturday's slate, which seems to be fairly cut and dry. FaZe finally kicked the five-series bug against Los Angeles, who many anticipated could actually beat Atlanta given their recent struggles. Abezy stuck on the SMG for the most part, with Simp and Priestahh rounding out what was a fairly heavy two-to-three SMG lineup for most of the game. I suspect Toronto will try to ban out a handful of maps that force FaZe to play three ARs, if only to make the top team feel uncomfortable. Of all the games, this one has the closest chance of being a sweep, but at this point FaZe seem hellbent on getting