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Shroud Wiki, Biography, Age, Career

Michael Grzesiek, better known on social media as Shroud or mEclipse, is a Canadian Twitch streamer, YouTube star and former professional eSports player. As of December 2020, he ranks as the third most-followed streamer on Twitch. Michael started his gaming career in eSports by playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (known online as CS:GO). He’s played with Exertus eSports, Manajuma, compLexity Gaming and Cloud 9. 

In 2017, Michael moved to streaming full-time on Twitch. Since he started streaming on Twitch, he has played a large variety of games. By late 2020, he had streamed for around 8,000 hours on Twitch and amassed more than 395 million lifetime views on his account. He later moved to Mixer for a year before returning to Twitch with an exclusive streaming deal.

Michael Grzesiek, better known on social media as Shroud or mEclipse, was born on June 2, 1994 in Ontario, Canada. 

As of December 2020, Shroud has more than 8.5 million followers on Twitch, 1.8 million followers on Twitter, 6.64 million subscribers on YouTube, 1.6 million followers on Instagram, and 91,000 followers on TikTok. 

Michael first started his gaming career in eSports by playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (known online as CS:GO). He first signed with Exertus eSports and Manajuma, and later joined compLexity Gaming as a stand-by player. In 2014, compLexity was acquired by Cloud9 and he played under Cloud9. He led the team to a first place finish at the ESL Pro League Season 4 in 2016 and then a second place win in ESL One Cologne 2017.

In 2017, he announced he would be stepping down from Cloud9’s active roster alongside longtime teammate Jordan “n0thing.” In 2018, he left Cloud9 entirely and retired from playing CS:GO on a professional, eSports level. 

Michael then began his transition to streaming full-time on Twitch. Since he started streaming on Twitch, he has played a large variety of games. By late 2020, he had streamed for around 8,000 hours on Twitch and amassed more than 395 million lifetime views on his account. 

In late 2019, Michael announced he would be moving from Twitch to Mixer, Microsoft’s new streaming platform, with fellow streamer Ninja. The decision came as a shock and surprise to many after he had previously said: “Hey man, Ninja’s gone… It’s all me, baby. Gotta take advantage.” He later said: “I just thought it was the best move for my career.”

In 2020, Microsoft shut down their platform Mixer. Michael allegedly received a substantial offer from Facebook Gaming, but he declined the contract. He later tweeted, “[…] I love you guys and am figuring out my next steps.”

In August 2020, Michael announced he had signed an exclusive streaming deal with Twitch. For his first stream back at Twitch, Michael got more than 516,000 concurrent views on his livestream. 

You can purchase merchandise from Shroud at his online shop.  https://www.millionmerch.com/collections/shroud-merch

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