Riot Games has just announced the schedule for the Valorant Ignition Series 2020, the first steps in the development of the esport aspect of its latest game, released in early June.
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G2 Esports continues to recruit great players. After Mixwell, PaTiTek and Pyth, the team welcomes Ardiis into its ranks, cleansed of any suspicion of cheating. The roster is getting more and more frightened.
G2 Esports has already formed the majority of its Valorant team but there is still one place left to be taken. For the Vitality European Open, the team will play with davidp, a former CS:GO player.
G2 continues to form its Valorant roster. After Mixwell and PaTiTek, it's Pyth — also a former CS:GO player — who joins the team. The organization ensures a high level of recruitment and there are now only two places left to take.
Riot Games recently launched a series of tournaments for different regions of the world. T1 and Nerd Street Gamers teamed up for North America to offer a $50,000 tournament, which was won by Team SoloMid.
100 Thieves are joining the freshly born Valorant competitive scene by signing Team Highground's roster.
After T1, Cloud 9, TSM, and Immortals, FaZe Clan formalized their entrance into Valorant's competitive scene with a first recruitment for their roster: a captain — Jason "JasonR" Ruchelski.
Cloud9 continues its recruitment on Valorant. The North American organization has just announced that Skyler "Relyks" Weaver joined the team.
After recruiting Mixwell, G2 announced that they have also signed as a second player PaTiTek. Former CS:GO pro player, he has just participated in the G2 Valorant Invitational finishing second and losing in final against the one who became his captain.
Overwatch League Los Angeles Valiant Head Coach, Mike "Packing10" Szklanny, is now also General Manager and Head Coach for Valorant Immortals Gaming Club.
Cheating is problematic at the amateur level but also at the professional level. Riot Games had opened an investigation into Ardiis, a former CS:GO pro player accused of cheating. The player had quickly claimed he was innocent and the investigation would have cleared him.
G2 Esports Invitational was an opportunity to see the full competitive potential of Valorant. That first stage of the Valorant Ignition Series 2020 saw Mixwell and his team win the tournament and the $11,210 cash prize.
Carlos "Ocelote" Rodriguez, G2 Esports CEO, discussed the recent investments that the organization has made in Valorant in an interview with Forbes.
Former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro-player Oscar "mixwell" Cañellas Colocho announced that he will join the Spanish organization.
Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom former pro player on CS:GO is no longer inactive. He has joined the Valorant Pro Division where he'll play with former pros like Mixwell or Kinstaar from the Fortnite competitive scene.
A Twitch Rivals tournament in Valorant took place to celebrate the official release of the game. The best players from around the world competed June 5-7 for a share of $200,000. In the end, Team Brax became the North American champion.
Valorant competitive rosters continue to form. After T1, Sentinels and TSM, 100 Thieves announces the formation of a team with the recruitment of a first player: Spencer "Hiko" Martin.
With the official release of the game, Valorant becomes more and more attractive for organizations. T1 finally completed its team with the addition of Skadoodle, which marks his return to the competitive scene.
Valorant European Brawl, organised by PaySafeCard and G2 Esports, returned after a first edition won by Team Nordics. The best European players were able to compete for €10,000 and Belgium finally won the tournament.
We're no longer counting the number of players who have announced their moves to Valorant since the closed beta was launched in early April. Fortnite world champion Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf has now hinted that he might just do the same.