A person testing a beta model of OnePlus’ OxygenOS found that Fnatic mode had been changed by a ‘Professional Gaming mode’. OnePlus has since confirmed the change.
OnePlus introduced its partnership with esports model Fnatic in early 2019, which noticed the cellphone maker’s title plastered throughout the official Fnatic crew jersey, however the branding train additionally stretched within the different path, with ‘Fnatic mode’ serving because the title used for the devoted gaming mode constructed into OxygenOS – OnePlus’ Android-based smartphone expertise.
After putting in the most recent OxygenOS beta for his or her OnePlus 7 Professional, one eagle-eyed person (T1Az on Reddit) shared their findings on the r/OnePlus subreddit, displaying that the Fnatic branding had seemingly been cleaned from the OS, changed by a extra generic-sounding ‘Professional Gaming mode’.
The OxygenOS 11 open beta initially reached OnePlus 7 Professional and 7T Professional units in January this 12 months, letting customers trial the improve to Android 11 earlier than its official launch.
Supply: T1Az on Reddit
Quick-forward to 1 March and open beta three introduced with it various small fixes and enhancements however failed to say the transfer to Professional Gaming mode inside its changelog.
Other than the title change, the performance of what was Fnatic mode is reportedly unaltered, letting customers restrict notifications and redirect CPU, GPU and RAM sources for higher efficiency whereas gaming.
As soon as the invention was made, XDA Builders reached out to OnePlus to ascertain the reasoning behind the title change and whether or not it was, as many had already suspected, on account of a proper finish to their partnership.
OnePlus responded, “OnePlus’ partnership with Fnatic has come to its pure and mutual conclusion. Customers of OnePlus units who’ve loved our Fnatic mode will proceed to obtain the identical options and capabilities, however underneath a brand new Professional Gaming Mode title. The naming replace will transition throughout units ranging from the 6 collection. Fnatic has been a supportive associate to OnePlus, and we sit up for the chance to collaborate once more sooner or later.”
As OnePlus states, OnePlus 6 collection and up ought to see the shift from Fnatic mode to Professional Gaming mode of their subsequent official replace.