Minnesota ROKKR CoD Owners Enters Valorant Pro Scene As Version1

Category: VALORANT, Date: 09/Feb/2021

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The Version1 organization has signed its own professional Valorant team today.

The Version1 roster consists entirely of former NA Counter-Strike players who have since made the transition to VALORANT.  

  • Anthony ‘vanity’ Malaspina (USA)
  • Keven ‘PLAYER1’ Champagne (CAN)
  • Loic ‘effys’ Sauvageau (CAN)
  • Erik ‘penny‘ Penny (CAN)
  • Jordan ‘Zellsis’ Montemurro (USA)
  • Coach: Ian ‘Immi’ Hardking (UK)

According to the organization’s announcement. Zellsis will primarily play duelists Phoenix, Reyna, and Sage. Penny will also fill the other duelist role with Phoenix, Reyna, and Jett. PLAYER1 will play the role of a sentinel on Cypher and Killjoy, while effys will play support on Sova and Breach.

Version1 is an esports organization owned and operated by WISE Ventures. The company operates the Minnesota ROKKR Call of Duty League franchise.

Chief Operating Officer Brett Diamond announced that WISE would be expanding into Valorant esports as Version 1, the umbrella name for their esports teams outside the Call of Duty League.