DetonatioN Gaming fields VALORANT roster full of young talent

VALORANT’s new season is approaching and soft roster locks are taking place. Most of the announcements are rosters of the teams partnered in 2023. Due to the lack of coverage in the region, parts of the teams that will take part in the Pacific League have not been fully leaked, which has kept the expectation high for a long time. DetonatioN Gaming however, recently announced their new roster, and it does not disappoint.

The new Sentinels roster is set to reach new goals

A VALORANT season full of surprises awaits us in 2023 with the arrival of VALORANT Champions Tour franchises around the world. The emergence of partner teams, the merging of regions where there are already great teams in one league, as well as the growing importance of local leagues, exponentially increase the uncertainty for the upcoming season.

VALORANT Game Changers Latin America Final Preview

The VCT 2022 Game Changers Championship is right around the corner. It is going to be the first women-only championship in the history of Valorant esports. Many teams have already secured their place in the tournament, such as G2 Gozen and Cloud9 White, the EMEA and NA heavyweights.

Global Esports reveals VALORANT roster for 2023 VCT season

Global Esports is living up to its name with the announcement of what may be the most diverse roster of VCT 2023. The Indian eSports organization presents a 7-player roster in the Pacific league, composed of players from five different countries.

VALORANT superstar Yay joins C9, while SicK stays with Sentinels for 2023

As we enter the VALORANT off-season ahead of the 2023 VCT season, the inaugural season of the association’s era defined by three top-tier international leagues, all eyes were watching to see where arguably the best player in the game, Jaccob “yay” Whiteaker, would end up. Since OpTic did not partner, the services of the most prolific operator and leading camera/duelist were suddenly up for sale. Eventually, yay made his decision, choosing to sign with Cloud9, but the man himself has said that his choice really wasn’t that difficult.

LOUD and KOI look to finalize their rosters for the VALORANT 2023 season

The last couple of pieces of the 2023 VALORANT squads for the debut season of the Americas league, an effort by Riot Games to provide a well rounded ecosystem for their tactical shooter.

One of the well known teams through VALORANT over the last two years is looking to refresh their lineup, as Sentinels continues to create a championship winning squad with two reigning world champion signings in Gustavo “Sacy” Rossi and Bryan “pANcada” Luna from Brazilian based team LOUD, as first reported by Dot Esports.

All the VALORANT Americas Partnership Teams

After a hefty process and investigation set by Riot Games, we finally have confirmation of who are the lucky organizations that will be able to participate in the VALORANT Americas partnered league. It was definitely a difficult task to accomplish for any organization, as teams such as OpTic Gaming were not able to sustain Riot’s test. Today we are going to take a look at the teams for the next years of VALORANT competitive play.

All 30 VALORANT VCT 2023 franchised teams

Valorant has announced the 30 teams who will be a part of their Franchising teams in the new system. Earlier, Twitter went berserk trying to figure out which teams would make it. Reports of various teams not making the partnership lead to quite a few shockwaves as well within the industry.

Sentinels and NRG secure VALORANT partnership

Sentinels, arguably the most popular organization in VALORANT, has secured partnership with Riot Games. The North American organization will join the Americas league next year alongside nine other teams from across the region.

Edward Gaming dives into VALORANT Champions

With the conclusion of VCT 2022 Last Chance Qualifiers in different regions, all the teams that will compete in VALORANT Champions 2022 have been determined. The participant list includes teams that are used to the international stage, as well as teams that will be making their global debut. The most notable of these is the Chinese representative Edward Gaming.

9z, FUSION, E-Xolos knocked out of VALORANT LCQ

The Last Chance Qualifiers across Valorant’s competitive regions come to an end this week. Spots at the most important tournament of the season, VALORANT Champions 2022, are on the line. LATAM has become one of the leading regions in VALORANT, both for its surprise performances in the 2021 season and for its participation in every international tournament since the beginning of the VCT. This isn’t something you get to see in a lot of esports, but VALORANT has been a great opportunity for the Latin American players to show their potential.

Miracle run on sight for Shroud and Sentinels in VALORANT LCQ

It’s one of the most exciting times of the year as the VALORANT NA LCQ is coming to an end and we almost have our second representative of the region. Round 1 and 2 in the VCT 2022 North America Last Chance Qualifier have concluded with Evil Geniuses and Shopify Rebellion out of the competition, but there is one team that is looking to pull-off a miracle.

Which teams will make it through the VCT 2022 EMEA LCQ?

Eight of the best EMEA teams are revving up their engines for one of the most important tournaments as the 2022 season is coming to an end. The VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier is right around the corner and we can’t be any more excited about it.

XSET Completes Series A astounding funding round, secures $15 million in capital

XSET is an American professional esports and entertainment organization based in Boston, Massachusetts. It has rosters competing in a myriad of titles, including Fortnite, Valorant, Rocket League and more. XSET recently announced the completion of its Series A funding round, which secured $15 million in capital for the firm. They have just celebrated their second year of operation and are already making huge steps forward for the company. Since 2020, XSET has taken huge leaps in the esports industry, signing numerous top-tier content creators and esports teams.

Paper Rex challenges OpTic Gaming for a spot in the VCT Masters Copenhagen grand final

We’ve finally reached the later stages of the tournament, and the time has finally come for VALORANT’s first international match to be played in front of live fans. VCT 2022 Stage 2 Masters Copenhagen will host an extraordinary series with the audience: Paper Rex vs OpTic Gaming. The two teams will face off in the Upper-Bracket Final and will try to be the first team to qualify for the Grand Final.

SUYGETSU missed first VCT Masters Playoffs match

As seen recently, FPX VALORANT was unable able play their first round playoffs series against Fnatic with their full first active roster, as unfortunately it seems likely that Dmitry “SUYGETSU” Ilyushin arrived just a couple of hours late to the VCT Masters Copenhagen stage, all of this information according to FPX coach Erik “d00mbr0s” Sandgren.

Fnatic dominates FunPlusPhoenix in the first round of VCT Masters Copenhagen

During the first day of the VCT Master Copenhagen we got to see a couple of teams dominate their counterparts. The first match of the day was APAC’s Paper Rex against Europe’s Guild Esports, and the outcome wasn’t exactly an expected one. The APAC representatives completely rolled over EMEA’s 3rd seed in just 2 games. Now the team captained by Benedict “Benkai” Tan will have to face Fnatic, one of the tournament favorites. After being forced to miss out on the first Masters event this year, Nikita “Derke” Sirmitev has returned to terrorize the international VALORANT scene. He led the way for Fnatic today in a rout of regional foes FunPlus Phoenix in their opening playoff match at VCT Masters Copenhagen.

DAMWON acquires Allow and Lakia, Hate leaves the roster

After losing to Maru Gaming in a disappointing fashion and failing to reach the VALORANT Champions Tour 2022: Korea Stage 2 Challengers grand finals, DAMWON Gaming have made significant roster changes. They signed former Jadeite duelist Park “allow” Sang-wook and parted ways with Lee “Hate” Ye-hun. Kim “Lakia” Jong-min will also join the Korean roster on loan from his current team IGZIST.

OpTic Gaming falls down to Guild Esports at Copenhagen Masters

This isn’t the first time that the North American representatives started an event this way. OpTic once again lost their opening match at an international VALORANT tournament, losing to EMEA’s Guild Esports in a 2-0 fashion today in their first group stage match at VCT Masters Copenhagen. North American fans aren’t feeling great about this as this OpTic roster now has a 0-7 map record against EMEA teams.

After dominating Brazil, LOUD loses their first Masters encounter

LOUD’s domestic run started with a dominant victory over FURIA. The first match of the group stage ended with a score of 2-0 for the side of LOUD, 13-3 on Ascent, and 13-4 on Breeze. A combination of Matias “Saadhak” Delipetro’s Kay/O and Erick “aspas” Santos’s Jett helped the team secure their first VCT 2022 Stage 2 win. LOUD then faced Los Grandes and the series followed a similar narrative with the only difference being the replacement of Breeze by Bind in the map veto.