There has been a lot of speculation and reports about Ninjas (NIPs) trying to find a new home for their inactive star Nikolai. “device” Ridtz, who reportedly started talks with several CS:GO teams.
Further information turned out that NIP is asking quite a lot of money for the device – 1,000,000 euros ($997,490). It’s a tough pill for some to swallow, as the 27-year-old has been off the field since December 2021.
However, the talented Turkish shooter İsmailsan “XANTARS” But while commenting on this issue, he strongly supported the alleged transfer fee charged by NIP for the device.
XANTARES is confident that the device will be in perfect condition when returned.
Device, one of the best CS:GO players in the world, has not played a single game this season. Yes, it does a lot of FACEIT, which means it’s still in touch with the game, but not enough to overdo it.
As of now, the device has been away from the competitive circuit for nearly nine months, over six months, and there have been no confirmed moves or announcements to mark its return.
In the midst of all this, there are many reports about the device that are making a lot of noise, attracting many offers and exorbitant prices.
One of the players who accepted this alleged ransom amount is XANTARES. In a comment posted to Cybersport.Metaratings, he said that when the device returns, its shape will be the same as in the good old days.
“First of all, the device is a great player who has been playing at a high level for many years and is considered one of the best players in the world. I think he deserves this transfer fee,” he said. Xantares said, “Even though Nikolai has been away from the professional scene for a long time, I think when he comes back, his form will be as good as in the good old days.
It remains to be seen whether all these reports and assumptions are correct. Will the device be sold to Astralis or will another team agree to purchase it and protect it from NIP?
Source: AFK Gaming