2020 wasn't easy for the professional esports scene
Top 5 CS:GO Players Who Retired in 2020
We'd hardly surprise you when we say that 2020 wasn't too kind to professional CS:GO. The numbers say so. A record for retired players in a year was set by a looong margin and we all know the reasons for that. The pandemic affected all types of businesses and pro CS:GO is exactly that at the end of the day – a business.
It just so happens that Valorant is a better business at the moment, especially for North American players. As you're about to see, a retired CS:GO player isn't the same as a retired esports player. We dug through the dozens of former Counter-Strike pros that retired over the last 12 months and came up with the top five, all of which continue to be active in a different game...
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