WATCH: Kyedae and TenZ React to Team Shroud’s Performance in Valorant Championship Tour Qualifiers

Published 07/23/2021, 12:20 PM EDT


Valorant is a splendid title that brought the FPS genre into the spotlight once again. Thus far, the genre was dominated by a single title for over 2 decades, which definitely made things a bit stale. Everything changed in 2020 when Riot Games rolled out its rumored FPS title that breathed new life into the genre. It helped many professional players like TenZ, Scream, ShahZam, and many more to rebuild their careers.

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Meanwhile, prominent streamers like Shroud, n0thing, Myth, Ninja, and more found a new exciting title to stream regularly. Overall, the entire community received the game with positive reviews, which made it one of the break-out games of the year. Recently, Riot Games’ FPS title did the impossible by bringing Shroud back into the competitive play, as the streamer is taking part in VCT qualifiers with his team.

Professional player TenZ, along with his girlfriend Keydae, offered their reaction to Shroud’s first game in the tournament. The ragtag squad of Shroud comprises FPS content creators and retired professional players in ShawnBM, Laski, Timmy, and Relyks.

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video source: JARSO

Shroud is merely playing for fun in the qualifying games of Valorant Champions Tour

The retired professional player stated that he is not looking to play seriously, as his competitive days are behind him. Back in his glory days, Shroud made his name as one of the brightest minds of the FPS genre. The famous streamer made his name in the professional circuit of Counter-Strike Global Offensive during his prime days. The community regarded him as one of the greatest players to ever touch the game.

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He retired from the professional circuit back in 2018 to pursue content creation and it helped him become one of the biggest names in the streaming world. The famous streamer still loves FPS titles but has lost the competitive spirit that he once cherished. He merely wants to have fun with his team in the current VCT qualifiers and is only trying to create fun content for the viewers.

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Shroud has earned millions of dollars with his stream and mixer deal of 2020. These things have turned him into one of the richest streamers of the ecosystem. It does not seem like he has the hunger, nor is he interested in going pro. However, he still has a crispy aim and peerless skill that allowed him to climb to the highest rank in multiple FPS titles.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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