People have been carving all kinds of fun and scary faces into pumpkins for years, but this year the gamers of the internet have stepped up and decided to showcase their artistic talents and represent their favorite video games in the process.
These new operators can be unlocked with the Season Pass, R6 Credits, or by grinding out Renown.
This is taken even further with services like Patreon which allow for fans to support their favorite cosplayers through donation tiers.
At this time Blizzard has not released a statement about the use of a bot in game, most likely because it is not being used to cheat or exploit the game at all, but they are most likely aware of the situation, so we will see what happens.
I believe that Saddler saw how Mendez and Salazar resisted the infestation, so chose to manipulate them through the promise of power in exchange for loyalty.
While a lot of cosplayers are happy to keep their cosplay art as a hobby, others have turned it into a stream of revenue thanks to services like Patreon and the selling of prints.