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The Pokémon Company re-uploaded the Pokémon Unite trailer to correct flawed Nintendo Switch footage

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For anyone wondering why the Pokémon Unite trailer popped up in their YouTube subscription boxes again, it was actually a different video The Pokémon Company uploaded to fix an error.

The Pokémon Company confirmed it deleted the day one upload of the trailer to put up a new one, which fixed an editing error when the game was shown on the Nintendo Switch. 

It wasn’t a display issue or anything to do with Unite, but rather, the Switch console itself was accidentally flipped. This means that the handheld console was being shown with the Joy-Con controllers on the wrong side of the system, as you can see by the buttons in the before and after comparisons. 

This is not the first time that the trailer has been re-uploaded, though. After the initial reveal, TPC uploaded a second version of the trailer that was identical to the original. This was seemingly due to the high level of backlash that the first upload was receiving. 

That original video became the most disliked video in Nintendo history, surpassing 150,000 dislikes on YouTube in just a few days. 

If TPC were worried about the dislikes, there is a feature on YouTube to simply disable the Like/Dislike bar for a video, which the Japanese Pokémon channel and several other variations utilize. 

But even if the dislike ratio played into the reupload, it wasn’t the only reason. Companies miss editing mistakes in trailers and reveals all the time and will go back to reupload them later in order to rectify those mistakes. Nintendo has done this in the past, even reuploading full Nintendo Direct presentations to fix simple errors in-game footage.

This is also backed by the fact that the entire Pokémon Presents presentation from June 24 has been uploaded again to fix that single error.

Source: https://dotesports.com/pokemon/news/the-pokemon-company-re-uploaded-the-pokemon-unite-trailer-to-correct-flawed-nintendo-switch-footage

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erkaSt joins NG

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NG continue to add to their international roster with the signing of another high-profile player in the Asian scene, Erdenetsogt “⁠erkaSt⁠” Gantulga, bringing the player count in the starting lineup up to four, each one of them from a different country.

Now a household name in Asia, erkaSt first made a name for himself in Oceania, where he was part of the Grayhound squad that played at IEM Sydney in 2018 and 2019, made two ESL Pro League Finals and competed at the IEM Katowice 2019 and StarLadder Berlin Major’s New Challengers Stages.

erkaSt will play under the NG banner from now on

The Mongolian player then had to return to his home country after not being able to secure a work visa in Australia following the StarLadder Major, where he achieved moderate success with TIGER, winning the first Regional Major Ranking tournament, the Weibo Cup Asian Championship and making the final of the latest RMR tournament, Perfect World Asia League Fall.

Since returning to Mongolia erkaSt has accrued a 1.15 rating and has had strong performances at all of the RMR tournaments with a 1.20 rating at ESL One: Road to Rio Asia as well as 1.19 and 1.14 ratings at the PAL Summer and Fall events, respectively.

“For the past year since Grayhound, I’ve been playing with and giving my experiences to my fellow Mongolians and the community there as a player”, erkaSt says, “but from today onward, I’m very excited to call NG a new home and really looking forward to play with my new teammates and the journey ahead of us. Thank you for all your support and especially NG for giving me this opportunity!”

NG are now:

Singapore Anthony “⁠ImpressioN⁠” Lim
Korea Hyun-Pyo “⁠XigN⁠” Lee
Thailand Thotsaphon “⁠cbbk⁠” Suphatthanaphalaphon
Mongolia Erdenetsogt “⁠erkaSt⁠” Gantulga

Source: https://www.hltv.org/news/30540/erkast-joins-ng

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Video: TeSeS vs. Vitality

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Action situation #1
Heroic up 6-5 (Mirage)
Action situation #2
First pistol round (Nuke)

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Source: https://www.hltv.org/news/30534/video-teses-vs-vitality

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XTQZZZ on Vitality’s six-man roster: “We’re going to make substitutions mid-series depending on the map”

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Vitality coach Rémy “⁠XTQZZZ⁠” Quoniam has revealed that Nabil “⁠Nivera⁠” Benrlitom will start practising with the team this week as part of a rotation system that will be employed moving forward. The 19-year-old is expected to make his debut in the BLAST Premier Final Series — the perfect proving ground for the former Heretics player as the team are already qualified for the BLAST Global Finals.

“The team will make substitutions mid-series depending on the map,” XTQZZZ wrote in a Twitlonger post. “It will allow some players to rest on training days (very few until the end of the year), to rotate, to be able to make decisions and to remain as competitive as possible.”

XTQZZZ says players will rotate to avoid burnout

XTQZZZ gives three reasons for the expansion of Vitality‘s roster, starting with the congested fixture schedule in Counter-Strike. “We have had a much higher number of tournaments, matches and weeks over the years,” he said. “This is essentially related to business, where we’re looking for a profitability that does not currently exist.”

The second reason he gave is the team’s struggle to perform consistently in a packed schedule while facing constant pressure to obtain results. This, according to him, affects “preparation ahead of intense matches”.

The French coach also talked about mental health and burnout, a hot topic as several players have requested medical leaves this year due to the heavy workload. “These problems are essentially created by a loss of balance, a loss of fulfilment, a loss in the professional life and a loss of pleasure,” he explained. “We must pay attention to each one of our players.”

Regarding the addition of Nivera to the roster and the effect that it will have on the group, XTQZZZ insisted that the Belgian player will not be claiming anyone’s spot in the starting lineup. “Vitality’s objective is to continue training young talents while keeping the experience of our legends. Nabil doesn’t come to bench anyone.”

The French coach also shared his thoughts about jumping into uncharted territory, saying that Vitality will “give the project a certain amount of time to see if it can be effective, well-received and beneficial.”

“We will try to adapt to the system in the short/medium term,” he added. “In six months it may be different or perhaps even more complicated, but none of us can predict the future with the current situation.”

Source: https://www.hltv.org/news/30538/xtqzzz-on-vitalitys-six-man-roster-were-going-to-make-substitutions-mid-series-depending-on-the-map

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