Astralis senior member Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen was on fireplace yesterday in opposition to Complexity on the at the moment ongoing DreamHack Masters Spring 2021, securing 54 kills throughout 2 maps. In a post-match interview with the organizers, dupreeh spoke about how he’s slowly adapting to what was as soon as Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz’ function on the Danish lineup. The entry fragger turned AWPer appeared fairly comfy utilizing the bolt motion sniper as Astralis showcased some fast-paced aggressive gameplay, one thing very completely different and contemporary from their standard methodical method. Answering questions on the identical, that is what dupreeh needed to say in regards to the new post-dev1ce period of the Danish group.
Dupreeh talks about taking over the function of dev1ce
The 28-year-old Dane was in an ideal temper following their victory over Complexity, as Astralis secured themselves a spot within the playoffs. Speaking in regards to the burst of motivation within the workforce following dev1ce’s departure, dupreeh stated that the key behind it was,
“Simply to show individuals mistaken and to show that we will additionally play good with out dev1ce. You dwell into unhealthy habits and also you dwell into possibly not realizing what may very well be the difficulty and simply getting this new feeling of motivation. Up to now it has been a pleasure to play.”
Shifting the main focus in the direction of himself, dupreeh goes on to speak about taking up dev1ce’s function within the workforce saying that,
“I’ve picked up the AWP, I get to play a brand new function, I get to do another stuff. That motivates me and makes me wanna benefit from the sport. It’s undoubtedly enjoyable enjoying a brand new function and I nonetheless have tons of issues to be taught, I’ve solely performed it for like one and a half weeks now.
Clearly, I’ve had the function earlier than when dev1ce had a medical go away however the sport has additionally modified quite a bit since then. The one factor that has modified essentially the most is that dev1ce isn’t right here any extra, (so) individuals can’t sit and say why is dupreeh AWPing when dev1ce is a greater AWPer, and that additionally takes plenty of strain away from me. I’ve undoubtedly not felt the strain identical method as final time.”
Dupreeh on gameplay modifications in Astralis
Astralis is thought for its clear methodical gameplay, involving plenty of good utility utilization and a complete lot of different advanced ways. However yesterday in opposition to Complexity, they went on to showcase a complete completely different aspect as they rushed in to take engagements, performed aggressively, and gamble stacked websites when defending. Speaking about this sudden change in gameplay dupreeh went on to say that,
“We haven’t had the time to do something. I bear in mind throughout Vertigo, Bubzkji was like I don’t know any nades on ‘A-Web site’ and I used to be prefer it doesn’t matter, we simply peek. I imply typically that’s simply how it’s you understand, clearly we haven’t had a lot time to organize and make all the pieces work.
There simply have been so many issues we have now needed to be taught. However on the identical time, we take a look at different groups and try to see what are they doing appropriately, how are they approaching the sport, as a result of for therefore lengthy we have now been the workforce to set the meta.
I believe we have now most likely struggled with determining this on-line period and the way the sport is performed proper now. So, we’re simply making an attempt to enhance and work out what works the perfect for us and likewise attempt to cowl what different groups are doing.”
Dupreeh went on to discuss the emotional influence dev1ce leaving the workforce has had on him and the others., and concludes by saying that he’s comfortable whereas everybody on Astralis is having fun with enjoying Counter-Strike in the meanwhile.