Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek is a massively popular streamer with millions of followers on YouTube and Mixer. But before he became the streamer he is today, he was a professional eSports player. From the looks of it, Shroud is ready to have another crack at the professional life, this time with yet to release Valorant.
As a professional Counter Strike player, Shroud represented teams like CompLexity Gaming and Cloud9, before he took the decision to step down in 2017. He proceeded to full-time streaming to a huge response.
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Last weekend, Riot Games invited a select few influencers from the gaming industry to try out their latest venture, Valorant.
Shroud was one of those. After having played it, he simply labeled the game “fun”, not saying anything more at that point.
A littler later, he could not help but give a glowing report of his experience.
As it turns out, he loved the game to such an extent, that he has decided to return to the competitive scene, all for Valorant.
He recently released a statement regarding the same.
Shroud leads a pretty lucrative life as a streamer. So you can only imagine how much of an impact Valorant had on him to want to go back to the rigors of professional gaming.
His former teammate and professional gamer Tyler “Skadoodle” Latham may well have had something to do with it too.
There is a good possibility that the former teammates will feature together again soon, this time wreaking havoc in Valorant.
Shroud’s former team, Cloud9, too tweeted out a reply, welcoming him back.
However, it is still some time away. Valorant will release sometime this year, but the good news is that the beta will be available for a select few registered users on April 7.
As if we weren’t hyped up enough already, the reactions from the streamers after last weekend’s test play took it to another level. And now, with Shroud’s surprising announcement, we simply cannot contain our excitement for the game.
Looks like we have something special on our hands here.
OR all of this could be a prank. You can check out the date on his statement.
Yeah, it sure looks like he is playing with us. At least we will soon have Valorant.