- The participant could be returning to aggressive Counter-Strike quickly
- He has been inactive for greater than half a yr, preferring to stream VALORANT
- “Being away from CS doesn’t imply I closed the doorways,” the participant wrote
Stewie2K has lastly lower ties along with his troubled previous as a part of Evil Geniuses’ roster and introduced he’s now a free agent on the lookout for new employment.
Stewie2K Is a Free Agent
Jake “Stewie2K” Yip has been some of the widespread CS:GO gamers within the North American aggressive scene. Nevertheless, for the previous eight months, the 25-year-old professional participant has been away from the sport, as an alternative preferring to give attention to streaming VALORANT following his drama-filled departure from his earlier group Evil Geniuses.
Nevertheless, it appears the participant is able to transfer again onto the skilled CS:GO scene after he introduced on Twitter that he’s now a free agent. “It’s been a protracted 7 years being contracted & now I’m formally a free agent,” Stewie2K wrote whereas thanking Evil Geniuses for the time he spent with the group.
“Due to the followers who continued to assist my stream and me. Streaming saved me grounded and I’ll proceed to push my streams,” Stewie2K defined in a later Twitter submit.” Nevertheless throughout this down interval, grinding VALORANT introduced the competitiveness again and I’m able to compete generally.”
Stewie2K’s Brief EG Stint
The participant‘s time in Evil Geniuses was not lengthy, the crew having signed Stewie2K in January final yr alongside his former teammates and fellow ELEAGUE Main winners William “RUSH” Wierzba and Timothy “autimatic” Ta. All of this was part of EG’s plan to tell apart themselves on the CS:GO aggressive scene in 2022.
Nevertheless, this plan didn’t come to fruition because the group bomb out on 4 consecutive occasions, together with a failed bid to qualify for PGL Main Antwerp. Maybe partly resulting from this, the connection between the in-game chief and the teaching workers rapidly grew to become bitter within the following months.
All of this resulted in Stewie2K taking a again step within the group. He performed his final match with EG in late April and he went on to step down in July, following the announcement of Evil Geniuses’ new “Blueprint” initiative with the signing of two extra lineups. Since then, Stewie2K has been streaming a whole lot of VALORANT.A couple of days earlier than his announcement of plans to return to aggressive CS, Stewie2K stated he has entry to the closed beta of the up-and-coming Counter-Strike 2. Maybe this was the ultimate issue within the participant’s resolution to climb again on the skilled CS scene.