Contemporary off Shopify Revolt’s sensible grand finals run on the Sport Changers Championship, the staff’s foremost roster is searching for their very own glory on the NA VALORANT Challengers League degree. Their latest addition, Victor “v1c” Truong, could possibly be the one which drives the staff to Ascension as a rising star.
V1c, previously of T1 Academy and SoaR, joined the Shopify Revolt roster this previous November, over a month after the former Luminosity roster parted methods with Tanner “TiGG” Spanu. In his very first occasion with the staff, the BoomTV VALORANT Choose, v1c’s play throughout a number of brokers in numerous roles helped the staff end first.
That very same agent and function variety stood out towards stiffer competitors at this previous weekend’s Knights VALORANT Freezeout match, an official a part of the VCT OFF//SEASON 2022 circuit. Towards sturdy tier two contenders like Oxygen and TSM, v1c performed even higher, high fragging in Shopify’s semifinals win over Oxygen and their grand remaining win over TSM.
Towards Oxygen, he dominated the sport on Bind with 22 kills and solely eight deaths on Astra, with 9 assists coming from his good utility utilization that punctuated a robust assault facet for Shopify. He closed out the win towards Oxygen in type with the Reyna 4k and defuse proven above. He additionally confirmed nice psychological fortitude towards TSM as properly, responding from a dismal Brimstone sport (solely 4 kills) on Ascent with back-to-back wonderful video games on Omen and Viper to shut out the grand remaining.
Whereas a few of his finest performances got here on controller brokers, v1c has additionally proven his proficiency on completely different brokers and roles within the two months he’s been with Shopify, enjoying 9 completely different brokers in whole throughout the 2 match he’s performed in (and received).
Gamers like 100T’s Sean “bang” Bezerra are a chief instance of the kind of value that gamers like v1c can carry to a staff. v1c is a younger participant–he’s solely 17–who understands the sport rather well as proven by his capabilities throughout all roles. He’s a participant who can already produce impactful rounds recurrently, and he’s solely going to get higher as he turns into extra acquainted with his major function inside a staff.
Alongside a staff of gamers with a large amount of NA VCT expertise already underneath their belts, v1c could possibly be one thing actually particular in the future.