One of the best Apex Legends players in the world, Brandon “Aceu” Winn, recently opened up about his decision to leave the competitive scene.
Although Aceu stepped away from professional Apex Legends shortly after his teammate Coby “dizzy” Meadows retired in 2019, Aceu officially retired in April 2020. Professional players Apex Legends agreed to withdraw from NRG’s competitive roster and focus exclusively on content creation.
Although there was constant speculation about Aceu’s departure from the professional scene, it wasn’t until May 15 that the player himself detailed his decision. Aceu spoke in detail about the changes in the professional landscape of Apex Legends and how it took him away mentally from the game.
Here’s everything you need to know about Aceu’s departure from competitive Apex Legends, plus what the player himself had to say about it.
Aceu talks about his departure from competitive Apex Legends.
Aceu and Dizzy were a force to be reckoned with in the early days of competitive Apex Legends. Aceu even described the early days of the game’s competition scene as “it was just a killing race. It wasn’t a real competition.”
However, Aceu also explained how various changes that appeared further on the competition scene eventually made him decide to quit the sport.
“I’ve never played battle royale competitively, so I didn’t know what I was getting into. That’s when the competition started and I started to feel what a competitive battle royale was all about. , and it totally blew me away.
Speaking about the changes that will be implemented in the professional realm of Apex Legends esports, Aceu added,
“… It definitely made me dislike the game and what I was doing at the time. So I was mentally logged out for a long time.
Considering Aceu’s statements regarding his departure from competitive Apex Legends, it seems certain that the star will be focusing on creating content for now.
With over a million subscribers to his YouTube channel, Aceu has a bright future ahead of him as a content creator.