Envy has parted methods with Jake “kaboose” McDonald, one among its VALORANT gamers.
He has been sitting on the bench since June 30, when the group changed him with Jimmy “Marved” Nguyen. Kaboose was one of many longest-standing gamers on Envy, having signed with them in July 2020, when the group entered Riot Video games’ FPS aggressive panorama.
He helped the staff to get some respectable outcomes akin to successful NA VCT Stage One: Challengers Two over Sentinels in February 2021, however Envy fell flat to Version1 on the NA VCT Stage Two: Challengers Finals and didn’t make it into VCT Masters Two Reykjavik, the primary worldwide VALORANT LAN. Shifting ahead, kaboose will take a break from esports, at the very least for now.
“In the intervening time I’ve determined to place my esports profession on maintain and look in the direction of different alternatives,” kaboose wrote on Twitter. VALORANT was not the primary recreation he performed on knowledgeable stage as he was a CS:GO professional from 2014 to 2020 and most notably performed for groups akin to Selfless Gaming and Swole Patrol.
It’s unclear what kaboose will do for a dwelling transferring ahead, however he has been taking part in poker tournaments ever since he was nonetheless taking part in for Envy and even had a decent result in one of them.
As for Envy, its VALORANT roster nonetheless options Pujan “FNS” Mehta and Anthony “mummAy” DiPaolo, two gamers from the unique lineup. The remainder of the staff consists of Victor Wong, Austin “crashies” Roberts, and Marved, who’s nonetheless taking part in on mortgage from FaZe Clan.
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