NAVI Valorant Roster Update: Natus Vincere famously known as NAVI are going to make some big changes in their Valorant roster after they announced their partnership with Riot for the upcoming VCT 2023. 7ssk and Cloud are two of the players from the previous Navi roster who are inactive. Whereas, Duno, Zeddy, and dinkzj are not a part of the team anymore.
With so many changes, it is for sure that NAVI will bring a new team in the VCT 2023. And according to the new leaks, the team might sign the roster of FunPlus Phoenix who impressed everyone with their performance in the 2022 season. However, there are speculations that one of the star players might not sign for Navi.
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Navi had am awful 2022 season as the team failed to make any international appearances despite having some big names. The team finished 7th-8th in the Stage-1 EMEA Challengers and 9th-10th in the Stage-2 EMEA Challengers. Expectations were high from the team in the EMEA LCQ, but they failed to qualify for the Champions 2022 finishing 5th-6th.
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This as a result made the NAVI stakeholders to make some big changes in the roster. And now the team has secured their partnership with Riot for VCT 2023, they’re attracting some big names. One of them is FunPlus Phoenix and they’re in advance talks to sign the entire roster. However, Ardis “ardiis” Svarenieks may not join the team and look for other options.
As per George Geddes of Dot Esports, Navi are close to signing the entire FPX roster which has some big names like Dmitry “SUYGETSU” Ilyushin, Pontus “Zyppan” Eek, Kyrylo “ANGE1” Karasov, Andrey “Shao” Kiprsky, and head coach Erik “d00mbr0s” Sandgren. But the signing of Ardiis remains uncertain.
FPX won the Stage-2 Masters in Copenhagen and had a great season in 2022. Here are their performance in the 2022 season:
- VCT 2022: EMEA Stage 1 Challengers: Winner
- VCT 2022: EMEA Stage 2 Challengers: 2nd
- VCT 2022: Stage 2 Masters – Copenhagen: Winner
- VALORANT Champions 2022: 4th
Navi Hints Signing FPX IGL
NAVI recently dropped a huge hint on signing FPX’s IGL Ange1. In a video released by the official Twitter handle of the team, they leaked Ange1’s jersey on it.
Ange1 coming to NAVI, seems like it pic.twitter.com/s6TJT2fc4w
— G2 LotharHS (@LotharHS) September 25, 2022
However, all these are not officially confirmed and the fans of both the teams will have to wait for some time for the official confirmation.