Moving forward, Team Envy Valorant will play under the banner of OpTic Gaming as they have successfully rebranded with the Texas-Frisco based organization followed by an announcement on their twitter handle.
Envy Valorant who made it to the Valorant Champions 2021 will kick off their Valorant Envy Valorant who made it to the Valorant Champions 2021 will kick off their Valorant Champions Tour 2022 campaign under OpTic Gaming as Pujan “FNS” Mehta and co have been acquired by OpTic Gaming who decided to venture into Valorant. Additionally, this acquisition is a part of the Envy-OpTic merger which took place back in November 2021 as OpTic have now expanded to take over Envy’s Valorant and Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel.
OpTic Valorant will debut at the soon to start VCT Stage 1 Challengers in North America where they will go against Rise in their Group B opener. The Stage 1 Challengers will feature a round robin group stage followed by a double elimination playoffs bracket which would determine two best teams from the clusters towards the two spots at the Stage 1 Masters event. The Challenges will start with Cloud9 taking over 100 Thieves.
The merger between OpTic and Envy saw both the sides invest in the Call of Duty League as OpTic Texas which saw the Hector “HECZ” Rodriguez owned organization drop the OpTic Chicago spot in affiliation with NRG Esports. With that being said, OpTic soon decided to take over the Overwatch Dallas Fuel and Valorant divisions of Envy.
The Envy-OpTic rebranding was initially teased by the OpTic Merchandise store, which had FNThe Envy-OpTic rebranding was initially teased by the OpTic Merchandise store, which had FNS in the OpTic jersey on their page. The takeover was also leaked by VCT itself when they accidentally revealed the schedule for the Stage 1 Challengers which had OpTic’s logo in place of Envy’s.
OpTic Valorant now have :
Pujan “FNS” Mehta (IGL)
Victor “Victor” Wong
Austin “crashies” Roberts
Jaccob “yay” Whiteaker
Jimmy “Marved” Nguyen (Loan)
Chet “Chet” Singh (Head Coach)