Ninjas in Pyjamas has obtained perfectly-regarded CS:GO in-activity leader Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen to be a part of its growingly intercontinental roster, going three-12 months veteran Nicolas “Plopski” Gonzalez Zamora to the bench.
In a assertion now, the NiP business by means of COO Jonas Gunderson claimed that “signs of stagnation” inside the NiP camp led to this modify, in hopes that “new energy” would incite enhanced sort. Together with the shift to get aleksib and bench Plopski, the staff is also changing the in-recreation conversation language to English.
As soon as an all-Swedish staff, NiP has signed Danish AWPer Patrick “es3tag” Hansen and now Finnish IGL aleksib in the previous calendar year. Just months ago, NiP also added to the roster by signing former Fnatic prodigy Ludvig “Brollan” Brolin. The trio of aleksib, es3tag, and Brollan will be flanked by Hampus Poser and very long-standing member Fredrik “REZ” Sterner.
Aleksib became accessible for transfer right after remaining moved to the G2 Esports bench in mid-August. He had only joined the roster at the beginning of 2022 just after preceding stints with ENCE and OG but has nonetheless to replicate the very same total of results he found foremost ENCE in 2019 considering that. G2 moved Aleksib to the bench along with signing jks and HooXi.
Plopski will be moved to the NiP bench and will be created readily available for transfer provides, with the NiP group hoping to “facilitate his up coming transfer.” Superstar dev1ce, who joined NiP in a blockbuster transfer in April 2021, has remained on the NiP inactive roster since the start off of 2022.
NiP is just coming off a 2-3 overall performance at ESL Pro League period 16, slipping limited of the playoffs. Their next occasion is a important 1: the IEM Highway to Rio European RMR party.