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Highest-earning Call of Duty player - Will 'BigTymer' Johnson



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Until now, the only way I thought you could make money out of gaming was to trade your old games in for cash! Will 'BigTymer' Johnson from the USA has proven otherwise though by bagging the title of Highest-earning Call of Duty player. FPS expert Will has made major money out of winning Call Of Duty tournaments. Between 2009 and 2012, he raked in $135,000 (£83,000) from four different Call of Duty titles on the Major League Gaming Pro. That's a staggering amount of cash for playing a game...

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10/01/2013 12:33
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how the heck did that guy earn 83K by playing COD? Some people dont even earn that much in 3 YEARS!! 
10/01/2013 16:37
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its an 18 game so not really a kids game, he is using what he knows to earn money better than a lot of people that claim of the benifits and rob and steal
10/01/2013 17:23
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I know Will, contrary to the belief he has a girlfriend and studies at university. He is no different to anybody else except he is really good at CoD and wins these 4v4 tournaments with his team mates. Last year there was a 1 million dollar tournament which he came first in.
10/01/2013 17:27
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To be fair this is no different to someone winning any other tournament; it takes dedication, effort, skill and being able to beat off tough competition. Which means thousands of people also tried and fell short of the top spot...and this guy came out as the best. So good luck to him and well done, it’s not like a rapist who won millions on a lottery or some chav on benefits struck it lucky on a scratch card with no skill involved at all.

10/01/2013 14:57
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The fat kid playing fifa13 &"winning" 189-0.............firstly you obviously have the setting on easy, secondly, get a f**king life. You sad little pr1ck.
10/01/2013 17:19
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Fair enough, if you can earn a wage doing what you enjoy and you put your mind to it and produce the goods then it is fair enough. Some real jealous people on here, think you would have better things to complain about. Also some of you really do let your logic go out the window with some of your opinions, quite funny really.

It doesn't matter how you make a living aslong as it isn't from the tax I pay.

10/01/2013 14:55
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IS RIGHT MATE, HOPE YOU MAKE A MILLION, KEEP ALL THE JEALOUS BASTARDS MOANIN' THERE DIVVY **** OFF,  IF YOU'VE GOT A DECENT BRAIN, IT'S EASY TO MAKE MONEY........I LOVE SPENDIN' MINE......LATER SUCKERS   ;)
10/01/2013 13:29
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Yeah Martin, because that's the world needs, more WARriors to fight WARS!!!
10/01/2013 17:26
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So what if he did you moan because you jealous. Gaming is the biggest form of entertainment
10/01/2013 17:17
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ha!

 

looking through all these comments, if he has no girlfriend he will now with all that money. good luck to him, hes earned a small fortune and has the title in the guinness records book, how many of us can say that? thumbs up mate! (pun intended)

10/01/2013 19:18
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i also play games for a living insted i play halo but i still live a normal life i go to college and study

a levels its not as easy as people think getting to a position like will did takes alot of dedication and time congrats to him 

12/01/2013 21:30
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Man, and parents say you don't earn anything playing games...
10/01/2013 13:25
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I'm working my arse off in this ****ty economy trying and get a job and this guys making thousands from playing a game...

25/01/2013 10:46
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Good luck to him wish i could play cod to make money

but i,m fat enough lol happy gaming im of exercising

 

 

12/01/2013 18:15
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I saw the record and tried to beat it for a laff an I won 194-0 as barca against Fulham lol
12/01/2013 18:34
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I beat the FIFA record when I found out what it was 194-0 as barca v Fulham 
10/01/2013 17:40
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i won 70-0 againtst brigton and hove albion on fifa 2002 does tht count
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