SPencer “Hiko” Martin has become the captain and first member of the 100 Thieves team in the game VALORANT. The organization has just made this announcement and will open a new era with the 30-year-old player. Hiko will officially leave CSGO since competing in 2011.
During his Counter-Strike career, Hiko played for many organizations such as CheckSix Gaming, Area51, Quantic, compLexity, Cloud9, Liquid and many others. Hiko attended eight Majors and was a prominent name in CS history for a while.
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“Riot Games built one of the most successful and popular esports titles of all time with League of Legends. So when I heard they were moving into the FPS genre, I knew we had to be a part of it,” said Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag, CEO and founder of 100 Thieves at a press conference. “I am extremely excited to have Hiko and his vast esports experience at 100 Thieves as the first platform for my Valorant team.”
Hiko hasn’t played since Rogue’s disbandment in May 2019. He was a member of Liquid at the MLG Columbus Major, when the team lost to Luminosity in the semifinals after winning two major match points (a match that featured jumps). AWP for the life of coldzera on Mirage map). During that time, he focused on streaming and making a name for himself in the game VALORANT.
The news comes just a day after T1 revealed Tyler “Skadoodle” Latham is returning to VALORANT for their roster. Skadoodle is another top North American professional CSGO player returning to play for Riot Games’ first-person shooter.
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