Legendary Swedish CS:GO participant Richard “Xizt” Landström introduced his retirement as a participant yesterday on 23rd September. Among the finest in-game chief’s (IGL) to have ever performed the sport, Xizt in his 12-year lengthy profession has competed in each CS 1.6 and CS:GO.
Throughout his profession, Xizt has most notably been a part of the long-lasting ’87-0′ map win streak on LAN together with Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP), throughout which he additionally gained the ESL One Cologne 2014 CS:GO Main. Xizt additional went on to play for FaZe Clan, Fnatic, and Dignitas following his time at NIP, however couldn’t replicate the identical stage of success.
Now on the age of 30, Xizt has lastly decides to hold up his gloves as he goes on to speak about his future inside Counter-Strike itself.
Xizt retires as a participant from Counter-Strike and talks about his future
The IGL of the legendary NIP roster that went on to win 87 maps in a row on LAN, Xizt is taken into account to be among the finest fragging shotcallers within the historical past of the sport.
After competing for twelve years, Xizt has retired from the sport as a participant. Speaking about his future, he plans on persevering with his profession forward in esports by transitioning to a brand new function. In an announcement to HLTV, Xizt goes on to state that,
Other than his unbelievable run with NIP, Xizt additionally confirmed glimpses of brilliance whereas enjoying as a stand-in for FaZe Clan at IEM Sydney 2018, defeating prime Astralis within the grand finals by a rating of ‘3-0’.
There was a dip in efficiency in the direction of the tip of his profession because the plan to regroup the senior participant along with skilled gamers beneath the banner of Dignitas, didn’t precisely pan out as anticipated.
It will likely be fascinating to see what lies forward for Xizt. With the way in which NIP is struggling for the time being, perhaps we would get to see him take up a place throughout the group which may shake issues up for the group.
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