Professional Halo player Visal Mohanan has made hundreds of thousands of dollars playing video games. In this episode of Button Mashers, watch him kick host Zach Cherry’s ass at Halo in Long Island, New York. This is what it’s like to be a professional Halo player.

Mohanan challenges on his path to become a pro video game player, but in 2016 he came in second in the Halo World Championships

“Back in the day, no one really knew you could make money and a living off of e-sports and video games,” Mohanan says.

Button Mashers is an Inverse original series profiling some of the greatest competitors in the world: Professional eSports gamers. Each episode comedian, Zach Cherry visits the home of a different gamer, learning about their lives, daily routines, and game strategies.

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