Viral Warzone TikTok Turns 1v2 Into Slow Motion Cinematic Masterpiece
A new Warzone TikTok video has gone viral because it’s an absolute work of art. By editing a 1v2 shootout clip, the cinematic masterpiece has millions of people admiring the game aesthetically.
Call of Duty gets its hate, and Warzone is hated as well, but sometimes gamers just want to look on the bright side of life and appreciate the little things. That’s what TikTok’s “itsAzimi” did when, instead of thinking about hackers, they put together a little 1v2 clip of their own and released it to the world.
The clip, dramatically staged on Sarah Cothran’s cover of Matt Maltese’s “As The World Caves In”, shows a fast-paced piece, but slowed down and edited to the beat of an ethereal soundtrack.
It lasts about 25 seconds, even with slow motion, showing how quickly Warzone starts and ends. With over 1.9 million views on TikTok alone, gamers are obsessed and love how much movement and tension it displays in Warzone.
This is really beautiful
– DEXERTO Call of Duty Esports News (@DexertoIntel) July 10, 2021
On the original TikTok, itsAzimi captions his video simply: “Some guy tried to break my camera, so I broke his.”
But there is more to it. Azimi goes from Kar98 to MP5 as a real demon slips into a corner in front of him. It passes, turns and slides cancels out just as the enemy cracks 180 ° and comes back towards it.
Azimi takes down this caffeinated opponent, then quickly walks in and out of a door, canceling the slide and jumping into shots at another enemy, who tries to shoot an instant snake at him.
Azimi and his opponents perform an absurd amount of motion tech in the short clip, and the TikToker slows down every moment to the beat of the background music. A floating and emotional song about romance, you wouldn’t expect this song to match Warzone – but it does.
With a world of cracked enemies crumbling over Azimi and Cothran singing in the background, commentators agree that this slow-motion clip turns Warzone into a piece of film. It might just be a game, but the sensations are real and Azimi’s music video struck a chord.
It’s a short, short video of some buttons clicked, but the reactions are all centered around ‘beauty’ and ‘poetry’. And they’re right, sometimes this game is poetry in motion – slide undo, bunny jump, head glitch movement.