Overwatch professional participant Jay “Sinatraa” Won is ending his Blizzard profession on a excessive, having received each the Overwatch League Cup and Overwatch World Cup (together with the MVP award). The 20-year-old is transferring from the aggressive Overwatch scene and leaping straight into Riot’s new first individual shooter Valorant.
Sinatraa will probably be becoming a member of the Sentinels esports organisation as a part of the five-person squad being constructed for when the sport ultimately releases. The workforce consists of two CS:GO gamers, Shahzeb “ShahZaM” Khan and Hunter “SicK” Mims, with careers relationship again to 2014 within the esports scene. Also on the roster is Jared “Zombs” Gitlin, an expert Apex Legends participant who has a number of high finishes at tournaments below his belt. A fifth team member is still being selected.
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We are excited to announce particulars about our Valorant workforce consisting of @sinatraa, @ShahZaMk, @zombs and @SicK_cs.
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— Sentinels (@Sentinels) April 29, 2020
During his time within the Overwatch League, Sinatraa performed for the San Francisco Shock and helped the workforce to win the Overwatch League Season 2 Grand Finals Championship final September. According to ESPN, Sinatraa’s final sport with Shock was on March 29, the place Shock confronted off towards Los Angeles Valiant.
The San Fransisco Shock responded to ESPN’s request for remark, “We respect the good play and character that Sinatraa delivered to the group, we’ll miss him, and we additionally want him one of the best for the longer term,” the assertion mentioned.
Valorant is at the moment nonetheless in beta, however the esports scene has already begun, with Valorant taking part in the ESPN Esports Invitational on April 20. Players from the US, Canada, the Philippines, and Sweden all entered, with Team Canyon successful the match.
Valorant is at the moment in closed beta on PC and is ready to launch later this summer time, however no launch date has been introduced as of but. To enter the closed beta, watch Valorant streams with your Riot account linked.