With the launch of Warzone's Caldera map coming to the battle royale in the next few weeks, Warzone streamer Zack 'ZLaner' Lane has announced he has signed for OpTic Gaming as a content creator. The announcement was made shortly after the organisation revealed that it was merging with Envy Gaming ahead of the 2022 Call of Duty League season.
ZLaner gained attention after he won a $70k Warzone tournament against other members of the Green Wall that will become his teammates. The organisation already has some popular names including BobbyPoff, Teep, FormaL, and Karma under their banner.
ZLaner Joins OpTic Gaming
The 23-year-old was pretty excited to start his journey with Optic Gaming and said, "With Warzone’s new map dropping and the Vanguard launch it’s the perfect time to join OpTic". The streamer has over 1.4 million followers between his Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook channels.
Hector "HECZ" Rodriguez, OpTic Gaming's founder also commented on ZLaner becoming a member of the Green Wall: "He’s competitive as hell, all-around entertaining, and a good dude we’re excited to help launch into the next phase of his career.”
ZLaner received a major boost in popularity after he started teaming up with Dr. Disrespect, competing alongside the two-time in several Warzone tournaments. It'll be interesting to see the kind of content he brings for his fans after joining the organization.
Will There Be A Warzone League?
With the likes OpTic Gaming and 100 Thieves housing several Warzone pros on their roster, there is a possiblity that Activision is planning some kind of competitive Warzone league. There were rumours of one appearing during the 2021 CDL season, but nothing ever materialised. With the 2022 season right around the corner, could a Warzone league run alongside the highest tier of COD esports? We will have to wait and see.