XSET co-founder Marco Mereu has launched a brand new group dubbed M80, which can enter the VALORANT Challengers league subsequent yr, the group introduced at this time.
The group has signed a number of VALORANT gamers from former distinguished groups within the North American area.
Former NRG participant Daniel “eeiu” Vucenovic has joined the group alongside former Version1 in-game chief Alexander “Zander” Dituri. The remainder of the squad is accomplished by former Ghost Gaming gamers Mohamed “johnqt” Amine Ouarid, Gianfranco “koalanoob” Potestio, and Marc-Andre “NiSMO” Tayar, as first reported by Dot Esports on Nov. 18.
M80 rocks the slogan “all roads lead to ascension,” which is a reference to the brand new match organized by Riot Games. The circuit will act because the respective regional qualifier for every of the three worldwide leagues.
M80 will compete in Challengers to attempt to earn a spot within the Ascension circuit, which can characteristic the perfect groups from South America and Latin America, since M80 is about to compete within the North America Challengers circuit.
The roster can be one of the distinguished within the area alongside groups comparable to The Guard and TSM. Fans can try the group subsequent yr after they come up in opposition to the perfect groups from the tier-two circuit.
XSET was one of many many organizations that did not safe a partnership with Riot to compete within the Americas worldwide league, regardless of outperforming a few of the different groups that earned a slot. Mereu later introduced his departure from the corporate on Nov. 4.