Months of rooting for #Terry Crews to voice Doomfist had left “#Overwatch” fans disappointed in the end. The beloved football player-turned-actor and his followers rallied for Crews to join the cast of the team-based multiplayer first-person shooter, but now that the hero is here, that dream is over. While Crews’ fans were left heartbroken, the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor seemed unfazed. In an interview with PC Gamer, he talked about not wanting to “hijack the game” with his voice.”

Crews: Still an ‘Overwatch’ fan

Doomfist, the newest character that has taken over the “Overwatch” universe, is an offense hero equipped with cybernetics that makes him a “highly mobile, powerful frontline fighter.” Despite the campaign for Crews to take on the role, it was Tony Award-nominated actor Sahr Ngaujah who made the cut.

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"Doomfist is played by veteran actor Sahr Ngaujah," Blizzard confirmed in an interview with GameSpot. “And as he's heard on the Overwatch public test realm and in the Doomfist origin video, Ngaujah is the right choice for the job.” Crews apparently agree with the publisher.

“When I saw that Doomfist was created, that they’d went with another guy, the whole thing, it’s actually quite perfect, it’s absolutely amazing,” Crews told PC Gamer. “The creators have a vision and I didn’t want to mess that up. I was not interested in trying to hijack the game, I let them know that whatever fitted in their programme I would love to do.”

PUBG: Crew’s new favorite

When asked about his current favorite game, the former NFL linebacker declared he’s still a big fan of “Overwatch,” but what’s keeping his busy right now, unsurprisingly, is Bluehole’s battle royale multiplayer “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” which he refers to as “my go to game.”

Although still in Early Access on Steam, PUBG is already making a name for itself.

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It had overtaken the all-time peak concurrent player count of “GTA 5” just recently, reaching almost 400,000 concurrent users.

Battlegrounds” continues to be super-popular, of course. Right now, it's the No. 1 title on Steam's public Top Sellers chart, while it is behind only “CS: GO” and “Dota 2” on Steam's list of 100 most popular games based on concurrent users.

Crews took a shot at “Overwatch,” somewhat failed, but his love for video games still paid off anyway. He’s voicing one of the characters in “Crackdown 3,” and it’s been confirmed he will be part of the panel at San Diego Comic-Con later this week.

Terry Crews at a panel is magic in itself, taking place this Saturday at 11 am PDT in room 7AB. “#Crackdown 3” is slated for a Nov. 7 launch, available on Xbox One and Xbox One X.