Shroud claims he isn’t a gaming “god” and reveals the key to his success


Twitch superstar Michael ‘shroud’ Grzesiek brushed off suggestions that he is a gaming “god”, suggesting his viewers could reach a similar level of ability to himself if they put their mind to it.

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The former CS:GO professional is known for his insane aiming abilities, which make him one of the most feared first-person shooter players on the planet as he excels in almost every game he gets his hands on.

Despite achieving tremendous success in tournaments and his streaming career, shroud refuted claims that he should be considered a “god” at gaming, suggesting his skill set was not unique to other top players.

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ELEAGUEShroud earned over $300,000 dollars in prize money during his career.

While shroud admitted he was better than the majority of other gamers, he insisted his abilities are common among other top streamers too.

Asked whether he was a “god” in the world of video games, the Canadian said: “No – what do you mean a god? Do I think I’m well above your average player? Absolutely.

“But there is so many people that have the same skill set as me, I’m not unique, unfortunately.”

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Shroud continued to explain why he doesn’t feel different to other streamers and highlighted one of the main reasons behind his achievements.

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“I might have made a unique impression, but I’m not unique. There are plenty of people with the same skillset and the same exact talent,” he added.

“It’s not that hard, you just have to play a lot of games – that’s it! You have to play a lot of games and know how to learn.”

While practice does make perfect, it would take an unholy number of hours to replicate the aiming abilities of the 25-year-old, who has perfected his craft over many years of gaming.

In the meantime, aspiring gamers will continue to watch his streams in the hope of picking up as many tips and tricks as they can. 

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