Sam "DaZeD" Marine is no longer part of GX's active lineup, the 28-year-old has announced on Twitter.
The former iBUYPOWER member cited lack of motivation and drive as the reason to stop playing competitively, adding that he will switch his focus to his Youtube and Twitch channels.
Shawn "witmer" Taylor, who filled in for Rogue in the ESL Pro League at the start of the current season, will replace DaZeD on GX's roster in ESEA Premier, in which the team currently sit in fifth place, with seven victories from ten matches.
GX will finish out the season with the following roster:
I'm gonna step down from playing competitively, i told the guys to get a new player for me. I just dont have the motivation or drive 1/2— Sam M (@GODaZeD) November 2, 2017
i'll release a vlog talking about it, but i just don't enjoy it do to being bad and quite frankly would rather do youtube/stream instead 2/2— Sam M (@GODaZeD) November 2, 2017