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Morgausse quitting Fortnite to pursue VALORANT

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Professional Fortnite player Austin "Morgausse" Etue has announced via Twitter that he is quitting Fortnite to pursue VALORANT.

"Fortnite has given me unprecedented opportunities, and I am so thankful for everything that has come from the game," Morgausse wrote in a TwitLonger post.

As for why he decided to quit Fortnite, Morgausse explained: "Epic Games has failed to maintain a truly competitive environment, and it has slowly made me hate the game as time went on. From bugs going unchecked for months on end, to how absurdly broken aim assist is, to the lack of communication to their competitive scene, Fortnite is simply not competitive."

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Morgausse cites seeing more potential and a brighter future in VALORANT as the reason for the switch in titles. It was also revealed that his professional relationship with Rogue would end with this decision and Morgausse is now a free agent.

Morgausse had recently been a regular competitor in Fortnite Champion Series events, cracking the top 50. His biggest Fortnite success came in September 2018, winning the Summer Skirmish event at PAX West and a $225,000 prize.

The runner-up at last year's Fortnite World Cup, Harrison "psalm" Chang, made a similar jump to VALORANT recently.

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