T1 Entertainment & Sports has recruited former Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) pro, Braxton “Brax” Pierce (also known as Swag), as their first pro player for Riot Games’ upcoming first-person shooter, Valorant.
The American player is T1’s first FPS player ever. Brax will also be a content creator on the side with his 316,000 followers on Twitch and 75,000 subscribers on YouTube.
- CS:GO pros are already saying they’re swapping to Valorant
- Valorant live events canceled over COVID-19 concerns
Brax was previously a sponsored streamer for North American organization, Cloud9. However, a CS:GO match-fixing scandal back in 2014 resulted in him being permanently banned by Valve.
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