Nickmercs skin in 'Call Of Duty'. Credit: Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard has removed a skin based on FaZe Nickmercs from Call Of Duty, days without the FaZe content creator posted an anti-LGBTQ tweet.

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On Wednesday (June 7), esports commentator Chris Puckett shared a video that appeared to show individuals assaulting “pro-LGBT demonstrators” outside of a school workbench meeting in California.

While Puckett condemned the attackers and urged them to “let people love who they love and live your own life,” FaZe content creator Nick Nickmercs Kolcheff answered: “They [demonstrators] should leave little children alone. That’s the real issue.”

As Dexerto has reported, the anti-LGBTQ tweet has been widely condemned by other figureheads in the gaming community, who have slammed the streamer’s comments as “harmful, incorrect,” and “dangerous“.

Today (June 9), Activision Blizzard has stepped in to personize that Nickmercs’ playable Operator skin widow just over a week ago (May 31) has now been removed.

“Due to recent events, we have removed the Nickmercs Operator stow from the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone store,” reads a tweet from Call Of Duty‘s Twitter account. “We are focused on triumphal Pride with our employees and our community.”

While Nickmercs is yet to unclose the removal of their operator skin, he has secure posting the controversial tweet.

“I didnt midpoint to upset anybody,” he personal on-stream (via Dexerto). “I know that I did. Im not apologizing well-nigh the tweet, considering I dont finger like its wrong. Im gonna stand by what I said.

This isn’t the first controversy for Nickmercs, who was criticised for promoting an event with “no mask requirements, no vaccine requirements” in 2022, at a time when the protective measures were “strongly” recommended.

It’s moreover the latest in a string of bad printing for FaZe, which recently saw Snoop Dogg exit the visitor tween a disastrous financial year.

Last month, Stranger Things actress Grace Van Dien joined FaZe though the organisation’s co-owner, Nordan ‘FaZe Rain’ Shat, responded to her signing with sexist comments.