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Dafran claims he's quitting streaming to pursue a career as a farmer

The former Overwatch star has surprised his fans by saying he is taking up a pastoral role
Dafran claims he's quitting streaming to pursue a career as a farmer

Daniel "Dafran" Francesca is no stranger to pulling antics that surprise the gaming community.

Despite his prowess playing first-person shooters, he's most well known for his continuous controversies with accusations that he is toxic and a griefer. This time, though, his latest stunt is shocking in a whole different way.


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The controversial gamer claims a life as a farmer beckons. (Picture: Blizzard Entertainment)


In a Twitlonger posted on his Twitter account, the Danish streamer claimed he's not pursuing full-time streamer as a career. Rather, he's going back to school looking to get started working in the agriculture field.



"I am going to be starting on an education, that has to do with growing fruits, vegetables," he mentioned.

The reasons for this shocking development, according to the 26-year-old, are simple. "We only have 1 life to live. I have already spent 1/3 of my life in front of the computer."

Naturally, the response has been mixed, to say the least. While no one's outright being critical of the decision, some people are not entirely trusting Dafran's comments, like former teammate Dustin “Dogman” Bowerman, asking if this was “troll or real?”



This is because the Danish has found himself backtracking on remarks he's made in the past. His most infamous situation happened soon after he was announced as part of the Atlanta Reign roster for the Overwatch League 2019 Season.

In November 2018, Dafran tweeted out how his contract with Atlanta was terminated and that he had uninstalled Overwatch.



“The end. I hate the game. Thought I could love it again and have passion but it's impossible, I always end up soft throwing. Contract ended, Overwatch uninstalled, McDonalds here I come.”

Of course, this was not the case and Dafran's story with Overwatch was far from over. Months later he would play a key part in Atlanta's Reign early success in OWL 2019, making it to the Stage 1 Playoffs, before calling it quits for real soon after.

While streaming will not be his primary focus, fans can still expect the occasional broadcast if he's true to his words. "I will still stream for fun but rarely."

Whatever the future may hold up for Dafran, we’re sure his fans will wish him well wherever he ends up.