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Call of Duty player’s whole team quits, still manages to nuke enemy team

Tenacity and skill in one play

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a woman and Capt. Price in front of a fence in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Image: Infinity Ward/Activision via PlayStation/Twitch
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Online teammates are unreliable in most games, and can leave at a moments notice. But one Call of Duty: Modern Warfare player got a particularly unlucky batch of randos, all of whom rage quit the match. Left alone, with nobody to aid them, this Reddit user carefully stuck it out and won by the most impressive means they could: a tactical nuke.

Getting a tactical nuke in Modern Warfare isn’t easy — outside of a private match with friends, that is. To earn the special kill streak, you need to get 30 kills in a row without dying. And your reward is an instant victory against the opposing team.

According to the Reddit video, user SanLeon’s team abandoned them early on in a match. Left completely alone, the user played slowly, working up to the nuke over the course of the game. After successfully acquiring the killstreak, they typed “GG GUYS” in Match chat, and called in the ultimate weapon.

By the time the match was over, several players had back-filled on SanLeon’s team, and the match ended lopsided in their favor, despite starting as a 1v5.

Most players would’ve quit — hell, we would’ve quit under these circumstance — but staying behind to get the win with a stylish tactical nuke killstreak is the ultimate revenge against crappy teammates.

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