Roster changes in eSports organizations are not a new thing. Many organizations decide to change the players in situations when they feel that the team is not performing on the level as it is expected. With this piece, we are bringing you the latest transfer news in the world of eSports.
Ninjas in Pyjamas Dota 2 Team Change
One of the founding members of the current Ninjas in Pyjamas team was Troels ‘syndereN’ Nielsen, but it seems that his time with NiP has come to an end. A couple of weeks ago, Ninjas in Pyjamas have announced that syndereN will be stepping down from the team’s roster. They will be looking for the player to replace and they seem to have found the right player. Not that long ago, NiP’s official Twitter account has announced that Aydin ‘iNsania’ Sarkohi will join the team. He will be taking the spot in the team in which syndereN played before he left.
Apparently, it was not an easy choice for NiP to make iNsania a permanent member of the team. They have been participating in several tournaments since syndereN stepped down and in those tournaments,iNsania was not the only one seen playing for NiP. Riku ‘Buugi’ Falt also replaced syndereN in some of those tournaments. Nevertheless, it was iNsania who took the available spot in the team. iNsania has not been playing professionally for a long period of time. His professional Dota 2 career started in 2015 when he joined Team Doge. As of today, the new Ninjas in Pyjamas Dota 2 roster will feature Max ‘qojqva’ Brocker, Adrian ‘Era’ Kryeziu, Kai ‘H44nn1’ Hanbuckers, Kalle ‘Trixi’ Saarinen and of course Aydin ‘iNsania’ Sarkohi.
However, this was not the only transfer that occurred in the last couple of days. Another team in another eSports competition decided to bring in a new player.
Misfits Overwatch Team Change
Misfits run in the Overwatch competitions is one year old, and during that time they had some very good success but it was not enough for Zave to remain and yesterday, the organization confirmed that Zave has left the team and that Mineral will be the player to replace him in the team. Before joining Misfits, Mineral played for Luminosity Gaming. He and the remaining players from the Luminosity Gaming Overwatch team have not been competing in the last month. That indicates something big when it comes to this eSports organization.
According to the Misfits’ official statement, Mineral will be a great addition to the team. It has great plans for the future. Besides that, the statement has indicated that one of the main reasons why they brought in Mineral are his abilities. His abilities are reflected in the leadership as well as in the shot call aspect of the game.
Whether or not these transfers were good for either Ninjas or Pyjamas or Misfits, it still to be seen. Certainly, the first tournaments in which they will participate in the upcoming period will show if these players were the right choices for their teams.