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Shroud posts cryptic tweet; Valorant Pro Announcement soon?

Has Shroud signed a new deal? (Image Credits: Variety.com)
Has Shroud signed a new deal? (Image Credits: Variety.com)
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Modified 31 Jul 2020, 13:36 IST
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26-year-old Michael 'Shroud' Grzesiek recently posted a cryptic tweet after more than a month. Shroud is one of the biggest names in the gaming industry and has a lot of experience in a plethora of games such as PUBG, Fortnite, Apex Legends, Escape from Tarkov, and others.

He has been a pro streamer on Twitch and Mixer, with millions of followers.

However, he has been missing from the competitive scene for quite a long time now, and his social media profiles have also mainly remained inactive.

His last tweet before his month-long sabbatical addressed the Mixer shutdown, where he thanked the community for their support:

It now seems that Shroud may have figured out his next step, in terms of signing a professional deal.

He posted a cryptic GIF of pulling the trigger, which many have interpreted as him signing a potential pro deal.

Check out his latest tweet below:

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Also Read: Mixer shuts down: Here's how the internet bid farewell.


A Shroud x Valorant connection?

Some users were quick to spot a familiar hooded figure from Valorant- Omen making an appearance, which has left fans all the more excited.

Fans have already begun to connect the dots as they believe that Shroud will be going professional in Riot Games' Valorant.

You can check out the tweets below, which present a screenshot of the exact moment Omen makes an appearance, as well as a slow-motion version of the original GIF posted by Shroud.

As you can see in the above tweets, the hooded figure, most certainly, is Omen from Valorant, which seems to have increased the speculation pertaining to an official Valorant move.

This has taken a section of the community by surprise as he had previously stated that he would not be going professional in Valorant in the video below:

However, it appears that he seems to have reconsidered, as one Twitter user explains:


Reactions Online

Ever since Shroud broke his social media silence and made a comeback on Twitter, the Twitterati have constantly been buzzing with a wide range of reactions to his latest cryptic tweet.

Check out some of them below:

Elsewhere, pro gamer Anne Munition trolled fans in a fun take on Shroud's return:


You can take a look at the video below which addresses Shroud's potential return to Pro gaming:


Published 31 Jul 2020, 13:17 IST
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