VALORANT esports: Shroud drops hint at a career of professional and competitive gaming

VALORANT esports: A few weeks back, the entire Valorant community was taken by surprise by a small announcement from Sentinels. The competitive…

VALORANT esports: Shroud drops hint at a career of professional and competitive gaming
Shroud opens up about competitive Valorant (Image via Sentinels/Twitter)

VALORANT esports: A few weeks back, the entire Valorant community was taken by surprise by a small announcement from Sentinels. The competitive esports faction hailing from the NA region revealed their newest member. It was none other than Shroud! The gamer turned streamer bid goodbye to professional gaming and took to streaming as a full-time career. His inclusion on the Valorant roster was immensely surprising. Ever since his return, fans have been curious to know if he’d continue gaming professionally or go back to streaming like before. The former CS GO professional recently revealed his intentions regarding professional and competitive gaming.

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Shroud is one of the biggest names in the gaming industry. The streamer has amassed several million fans globally and hence, enjoys a cult status. Sentinels were struggling in competitive Valorant this season and needed a boost prior to the Valorant Champions Tour. The esports team was able to successfully rope in Shroud and send an intimidating message to other teams.

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Valorant esports: What is Shroud looking for in professional gaming?

The market for competitive gaming has been blooming for the past few years. Although the pandemic pushed some events into uncertainty, as and when normalcy has returned, the esports events have been back on track. The industry is growing exponentially as new games, new teams, and new competitions are being organized on a regular basis.

The global esports sector has changed and hence, has forced Shroud into thinking about his future. Initially, it was speculated that he’d stick around till the Valorant Champions Tour and then go back to streaming full time. However, in a recent stream, he has revealed his thoughts regarding staying back for competitive Valorant.

The Canadian revealed a few conditions which need to be fulfilled for him to continue walking on this path. The gamer wants franchising and in LA for him to consider any offers.

If franchising is a thing, if it’s in LA, which is where I live, there’s a very good chance I’ll continue to play professional Valorant.  Is it with Sentinels? I don’t know. Are they in franchising? I don’t know. I have no idea.”

It is evident that the decision for him to stay in competitive Valorant will need a few considerations. The gamer certainly is keeping the options open. He might or might not continue to be on a path of Sentinels in the near future. Everything will depend ultimately on how things unfold in the near future.

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