Ninjas in Pyjamas is actively trying to market its now inactive CS:GO star Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz and has previously begun chatting to dev1ce’s former group Astralis, according to a report by Jaxon.
Dev1ce has expressed his need to return to Astralis, according to Jaxon. The star AWPer played for Astralis involving January 2016 and April 2021. He served them become the most effective CS:GO team in the world between 2018 and 2019 and performed an integral element in all of the 4 Significant tournaments Astralis won.
Jaxon experiences that Astralis has “apparently” bid for dev1ce, but NiP has not accepted the provide nevertheless. Dev1ce is however locked into an about 2.5-year contract with the Swedish business, according to Jaxon. NiP is not settling to get significantly much less than what it paid for dev1ce back again in 2021, a transfer that reportedly cost around $1 million.
1 resource instructed Jaxon that NiP is on the lookout for a “fair industry value, which isn’t substantially above what NiP acquired him for.” Dev1ce has been on the sidelines since December 2021 owing to health issues and hasn’t performed a qualified CS:GO match considering the fact that then.
It was described in August that dev1ce was checking out choices outside of NiP to make his return and experienced preliminary talks with various groups. A return to NiP’s active roster is searching unlikely at this stage, inspite of NiP now missing a primary sniper. The organization taken out the rifler Nicolas “Plopski” Zamora final 7 days and brought previous G2 captain Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen in to get over the reins of the squad forward of the IEM Rio Important Europe Regional Key Position (RMR) function in October.
The rosters for the RMR are now locked, so dev1ce is out of the IEM Rio Big cycle and will likely return only soon after the Major concludes on Nov. 13.