After Benching Players, NRG Linked With Optic Gaming For Valorant Roster

NRG Valorant Roster: American team, NRG, after securing their partnership with Valorant for VCT 2023 are all set to make some major changes in their squad. Moreover, the team recently benched 3 players and their coaching staff from their active roster hinting toward a squad rebuild.

Earlier, NRG players including their coach, eeiu, tex, hazed, Ethan, Zikz and Josh R announced that they are looking for new opportunities on their Twitter.

After this, several rumors hinted towards the possible signing of team Optic Gaming including their coach. Let’s know more about it.

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NRG to Sign Valorant Roster Of Optic Gaming

NRG is one of the 5 teams from North America who secured their partnership with Valorant for VCT 2023. Moreover, the team is looking for a rebuild and looks like will appear in VCT 2023 with some big names.

Earlier, several eyebrows were raised after Optic Gaming was not on the partnership list. The team is one of the most consistent, not only in the region but on the International level. Still, the team failed to get their partnership slot which pointed to the question where the players will go.

As of now, Yay is reportedly on his way to Cloud 9 and Marved is also not with the team. Furthermore, three members of Optic gaming, FNS, Victor, Crashies, along with coach Chet might join NRG.

Notably, NRG have still kept S0m who is the only player in the active roster. If s0m stays and Yay and Marved leave Optic, NRG will still need at least one more player to complete their roster.

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Optic Gaming have been one of the best teams in the Valorant. The 2022 season was delightful for the team as they finished top 3 in almost every tournament they played. Here are Optic’s performance in 2022

  • VCT 2022: North America Stage 1 Challengers: 2nd
  • VCT 2022: Stage 1 Masters – Reykjavík: Winner
  • VCT 2022: North America Stage 2 Challengers: 2nd
  • VCT 2022: Stage 2 Masters – Copenhagen: 3rd
  • VALORANT Champions 2022: 2nd

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