Chinese Esports giants FunPlus Phoenix on their Twitter have entered the pro scene of Valorant, a first person tactical shooter by Riot Games.

Current League Of Legends World Champions FunPlus Phoenix now aim to extend their dominance in Valorant as they have officially signed a team for the same which will feature five players from the European region. This roster will be anchored by former CS:GO veteran Kirill “ANGE1” Karasiow, who did represent Team HellRaisers for the past six months before he was released from team earlier in March.

FPX holding their LoL World Championship trophy after toppling G2 Esports in the grand finale.

Before extending to Valorant, FPX had signed Heroic’s CS:GO roster but the latter acquisition fell apart after it was threatened by the transfer of Patrick “⁠es3tag⁠” Hansen to Astralis.

With this deal, the Asian Oraganization joins the rest across the globe which do include Cloud9, T1, TSM and G2 Esports who have invested in forming a lineup for their Valorant Division. FPX will go head to head against G2 Esports in their second match at the Allied Esports Odyssey, a part of the Ignition series event where the French Organization will look to seek vengeance from their Defeat at the LOL World Championship.

The Valorant division of FPX now fields these 5 players :

  • Kirill “ANGE1” Karasiow,
  • Andrey “Shao” Kiprsky,
  • Kirill “ANGE1” Karasiow,
  • Johan “Meddo” Renbjörk
  • Tobias “shadow” Flodström.
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