Jacob “yay” Whiteaker (OpTic yay) is an American player who was previously playing for OpTic Gaming. He is a former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) professional player. For a long time, he was inactive in the Gaming community.
But, today OpTic yay made an end to the speculations and suspense with a tweet. Today, OpTic yay came to Twitter announcing his retirement from Esports. Along with that, he also announced that he will be transitioning to the new Valorant Mobile very soon.
Here’s the tweet announcing his retirement and transition to Valorant Mobile:
Following his tweet, “yay retire” is Trending in Japan on Twitter in the Gaming section, as you can see here:
The retirement of OpTic yay came as a shock for many of his fans. OpTic yay fans are expressing their sadness and tweeting about it.
He recently got the 2nd position in VALORANT Champions 2022 with a prize of $150,000.