We had a few minutes to catch up with Moqii and discussed her rise as one of, if not the best female player in all of Fortnite
If you are unaware of the rising star that is Moqii, let me catch you to speed
Moqii competes from Sweden, and after playing for team Parallel during the latter half of 2019, she left in search of greener pasture. It would not take Moqii long to find her new home: GenG
Joined @GenG #GenGWin https://t.co/ehsvLBSTww
— Gen.G Moqii (@MoqiiZK) February 21, 2020
Moqii competes in the European region and is well known for her mechanical prowess. Take a look at a clip of her absolutely destroying some top tier players in a 1v2 clutch
— Gen.G Moqii (@MoqiiZK) March 18, 2020
Best of all, she’s accomplished all of this at the young age of 13. I knew we had to bring her in and see what’s going on in that bright mind. Here’s the result:
Interview conducted, condensed by Michael “Hindog” Hindi
How old are you, and when did you originally get into gaming?
I am 13 years old and I first got into gaming around 8 years ago by seeing my older brother playing minecraft. He let me try and ever since then I played it every day until Fortnite released
When did your passion for gaming transition into competitive FPS?
Well I used to hate Fortnite back when it was released but a friend got me to play it with him around Season 3 and ever since then I have been playing Fortnite
Europe is highly regarded as one of the most competitive regions. Does that affect how you play in any way?
This is a hard question but I have never really experienced playing on other servers. But yeah I’m really careful for braindead [players]
Congratulations on your recent signing to Gen.G! How has the culture been around other top female Fortnite players?
Being around some of the other top female pros like Tina, Maddie, Hannah and Carlee has been great – we had lots of fun at Dreamhack
Many organizations must have been interested in signing you, especially after Ewok was signed to Faze Clan. What about Gen.G made you decide to sign with them?
So I have a couple friends in Gen.G and they only told me good stuff about [the org]. They really seemed like a good family and I’m really happy with my decision
Switching gears a bit here, sexism is a topic that doesn’t get enough exposure within the Fortnite scene. How do you deal with the inevitable haters and trolls as a result?
I mostly just try to ignore it but I do get a little bit upset sometimes when people make the same old “go back to the kitchen” jokes
Note: referring to the many controversies we’ve seen in the Fortnite community, most recently LG Destroy
I got to assume that many girl gamers aspire to achieve the same level of success you have. Do you have any advice for them?
Honestly – just keep on grinding and play lots of scrims. You can always DM me if you need any help!
Where can we, the audience, see more of you?
You can find me on Twitter, Twitch, and YouTube where I post regularly
Thank you so much Moqii for taking the time to do this interview with us. You’re an inspiration to the Fortnite community and I’m looking forward to watching you crush 2020!
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