Daniel ‘ddk’ Kapadia announces he’s stepping back from casting

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British esports caster Daniel ‘ddk’ Kapadia has introduced he’s stepping away from casting esports in the meanwhile.

Sharing his ideas in a Twitlonger submit earlier as we speak, ddk mentioned he will likely be ending after the playoffs within the North American Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) and Sport Changers playoffs. Ddk is at the moment casting within the VCT 2022 North America Stage 1 Challengers.

He mentioned: “Casting will all the time be an integral a part of who I’m, however for now I’m stepping away. Studying that I wouldn’t be part of the primary VCT LAN this 12 months was an enormous issue and one thing I’ve recognized for some time. After months of talks, Riot and I had been unable to achieve an settlement to permit each events to work collectively in partnership.

“To the followers, thanks for serving to me to understand my dream of casting video video games. You’re the ones that make all of it price it. I hope you may be stoked for my subsequent steps and proceed to help my esports endeavours.

“Please reserve unwell will in the direction of Riot and respect that I need to exit with positivity.”

“As you possibly can as think about, stepping away from 9 years of commentary is heartbreaking no matter what’s ready on the opposite facet, it’ll take a while to course of this one. Nonetheless, we don’t retire, we simply take breaks.”


Ddk is an skilled caster, having labored on many occasions in Counter-Strike through the years, earlier than additionally transferring into Valorant in latest instances.

The information comes a number of days after fellow caster Sean Gares introduced he too could be stepping away from casting after discovering out he hadn’t made the expertise reduce for the Masters 1 Valorant LAN in Reykjavík. He went into extra element on why he stepped again from casting right here.

US caster Sean Gares and British caster ddk additionally work on the Immortal Minds Valorant content material present collectively.

Ddk was a part of the PGL Main 2021 broadcast expertise line-up and Valorant Champions late final 12 months.

Ddk has not but announed what he will likely be doing subsequent in esports, however we’ll intention to replace this text as and when he does.

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