How Shroud mastered the art of streaming on Twitch - Dexerto

How Shroud mastered the art of streaming on Twitch

Published: 1/Mar/2019 11:49 Updated: 1/Mar/2019 13:45

by Connor Bennett


Michael ‘ Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player, who has also always had a passion for streaming. He now has one of the most subscribed channels on Twitch – closing in on 80,000 subs. This is how he did it.

Shroud has used a number of different games to help maneuver himself up the charts, yet, he has usually stayed true to one constant –  being great at any shooter with a headshot mechanic. As one of the most talented gamers the world has ever seen, he’s proven his skills across CS:GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and, most recently, Apex Legends.

While his production value may not be the same as Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins or Dr Disrespect, that’s not why fans tune in. Hundreds of thousands to watch Shroud rack up one insane highlight play after another – all while maintaining a stone-cold, chilled out demeanor.


Respawn EntertainmentShroud and Dr Disrespect are complete opposites when it comes to their methods of entertaining viewers

Dexerto’s latest personality based documentary begins with the Canadian originally streaming under his former name ‘mEclipse’, and admitting to being originally inspired by Jaryd ‘Summit1G’ Lazar’s broadcasts.

Following his career from CS:GO pro to Twitch superstar, we learn all about how Shroud quietly conquered the streaming world, one headshot at a time.

If you enjoyed Shroud’s documentary, we’ve also covered OpTic Gaming’s Call of Duty superstar, Seth ‘Scump’ Abner, and how he earned his nickname as ‘The King’.

The Pennsylvian native is one of the world’s most achieved professional console players and has competed at the top level for over seven years, predominately with the OpTic organization.