One of the former XSET founders, Marco Mereu, has created a new group to compete within the Challengers circuit for VCT 2023, a number of sources advised Dot Esports.
The group has signed a number of VALORANT gamers to compete within the North American area subsequent 12 months. Former Version1 in-game chief Alexander “Zander” Dituri is about to hitch the group alongside former Ghost Gaming gamers Mohamed “johnqt” Amine Ouarid, Gianfranco “koalanoob” Potestio, and Marc-Andre “NiSMO” Tayar.
The closing participant on the squad is former NRG participant Daniel “eeiu” Vucenovic, who explored his choices following NRG’s acquisition of the earlier OpTic Gaming core alongside former FPX participant Ardis “ardiis” Svarenieks.
The group can also be set so as to add a coach, nevertheless it’s unclear who will fill that position right now.
The roster is about to compete within the Challengers circuit for the North American VCT, which is able to start in December. The qualifiers for the match will start someday previous to the occasion, nevertheless.
The prime Challengers groups in every area will compete in opposition to different Americas groups in Ascension, the very best type of competitors for Challengers groups subsequent 12 months. The winner of the Ascension match will grant the chosen group a spot within the respective worldwide league for the next 12 months.
Challengers can be stuffed with proficient groups subsequent 12 months, with organizations resembling FaZe Clan and TSM set to compete within the league, regardless of failing to safe a partnership with developer Riot Games to compete within the Americas worldwide league.
Mereu’s former group, XSET, which he left on Nov. 4, additionally did not safe a partnership with Riot.