Dignitas have introduced that the esports group is leaving Counter-Strike: International Offensive and that they won’t be competing within the esport for the “foreseeable future.”
The transfer was leaked hours previous to the official announcement from Dignitas by their CS coach Faruk ‘pita’ Pita on Twitter. The coach tweeted that Dignitas knowledgeable him that they had been leaving CS and that he had been launched from his contract.
The group mentioned that its gamers and coaches have additionally been launched from their contracts and might discover different alternatives.
“We’ll be cheering on our former gamers and the continued success of CS:GO from the sideline for now and proceed to be followers of one of many best esports,” the announcement mentioned.
— Dignitas (@dignitas) June 16, 2022
The final occasion the crew competed in was the European RMR for the 2022 PGL Main Antwerp had been the squad bombed out within the group stage.
On Could 10, just a few weeks after their failed try to make the Main, Dignitas introduced that each one of their CS gamers had been out there for switch whereas they “revised” their roster.
“Within the coming weeks, we’ll be evaluating our future in CS:GO in hopes of constructing a compelling roster that can compete for titles,” Dignitas mentioned in a press release.
— Dignitas (@dignitas) Could 10, 2022
The group additionally introduced on Could 12 that their ladies’s crew, Dignitas Feminine, will compete primarily in Valorant and never in Counter-Strike going ahead.
Dignitas have been within the esport since 2004 and exited it as soon as earlier than again in 2018 earlier than rejoining in 2020.
In that point, Dig’s finest finishes have been prime 4 placements at ESL One: Cologne in 2014 and the ESL Main Sequence One Katowice in the identical 12 months.