Esports XO, an esports tournament management company, is set to acquire the entire Valorant roster of Samurai Esports. Sources close to TalkEsport have revealed that this transfer will include the entirety of Samurai Esports, including the content creators and management team.
According to our sources, the contract signing will take place by the end of July and then, the roster will be transferred to Esports XO within a month. The current Samurai Esports is expected to play under the banner of Esports XO by August end.
Samurai Esports is a new Indian esports organization with a stacked Valorant roster. This Mumbai-based organization made a name for itself in the professional Valorant circuit by creating a strong lineup featuring ex-CS:GO pros like Simar ‘Psy’ Sethi and Karan ‘Excali’ Mhaswadkar.
The Valorant division of Samurai Esports has been dominating in the current Valorant circuit. This roster is well-known for fighting against the best teams like Velocity Gaming and Global Esports on equal terms.
This acquisition will also include the entire line of content creators and staff allied with Samurai Esports. The organization has a large number of content creators like Mizo and Kaashvi under their wing and they will be representing Esports XO once the transfer is completed.
TalkEsport has reached out to Samurai Esports and EsportsXO for comments but couldn’t get a response.