Cloud 9 Roster Update: The answer to the questions, where will Yay land to play the VCT 2023 seems like have an answer now. As reported by renowned journalist George Geddes of Dot Esports, Jaccob “yay” Whiteaker might be getting signed by Cloud 9, and me will be able to soon witness C9 yay.
Yay is currently an Optic Gaming player and he cemented his name as one of the best players in the world after consistently performing well on big stages. Yay mostly plays on Chamber and uses the Operator for his team. Let’s know more in details about the move.
Cloud 9 To Complete The Move Of Yay From Optic Gaming
Valorant recently announced the list of 30 partnered teams who will be participating in the VCT 2023 Season. Surprisingly, one of the best teams in the world, Optic Gaming, failed to secure the spot. This raised several questions including where the Optic players will land in 2023 to compete in the VCT 2023.
Sources: Cloud9 is set to form a superteam.
The organization is set to sign yay from OpTic Gaming. Deal set to complete soon.
— George Geddes (@GeorgeCGed) September 27, 2022
As of now, not everything is confirmed, but reports suggest, Yay will be joining Cloud 9 to compete in the VCT 2023. Yay with Optic gaming won the VCT 2022: Stage 1 Masters – Reykjavík and finished 2nd on several occasions. He also had some great numbers at Valorant Champions 2022 as he finished 2nd with most ACS and was one of the best players in the tournament.
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Cloud 9 Valorant Roster For VCT 2023
Earlier, Cloud 9 benched their two of the players, mitch and curry, making space for two players in the active roster.
Currently, Cloud 9 roster have three active players, Nathan “leaf” Orf, Erick “Xeppaa” Bach, and the IGL Anthony “vanity” Malaspina.
The 2022 season was not very good for Cloud 9 as the only good performance came was in VCT 2022: North America Stage 1 Challengers where they finished 2nd. But the team played well in 2021 season and even featured in the Champions 2021 where they finished 5th-8th.