As Valorant continue to grow, more and more teams take a chance in the Riot Games developed FPS game.
Many expected as the last Ignition Series for they year ended not many players as well as orgs would take a chance in Valorant.
AndBox is latest org to enter Valorant who are expanding in the world of eSports.
— Andbox (@andbox_official) September 17, 2020
The org currently owns franchises in Overwatch and Call of Duty Leagues where they own New York Excelsior and New York Sub-liners respectively.
Many may not know the org for the FPS fans but they made their mark entering the scene.
They have announced the signing of yay and ANDROID as their first players.
The org also announced the signing of two coaches to lead the team, Warden and g0g1.
Rohit Gupta, co founder of AndBox stated that their Valorant team will be
Yay is a former CS:GO player who has notably played for eUnited, Complexity and Orgless.
Super excited to be apart of the ANDBOX team! https://t.co/rRns6Gxz90
— yayster (@yayFPS) September 17, 2020
ANDROID is also former CS:GO player who played with yay in Complexity.
Their notable achievement was at the Faceit Major back in 2018 where they reached the Quarter finals.
Warden is an eSports veteran who has been active in the industry since 2004 and will take up the position as head coach.
Super excited for a new chapter in my career. Looking forward to competing in a new game and working with ANDBOX! https://t.co/6YQnZUkbBv
— Matt Dickens (@wardino) September 17, 2020
G0g1 will join warden as Assistant coach who was former Dota 2 player and a CS;GO coach.
Super excited to be part of the team, happy to start a new chapter of my career 😀 https://t.co/t8ypCdJIWn
— GordaN (@g0g1le) September 17, 2020
The org is also using AI tech in Aim Labs to recruit their remaining team.
Jaccob “yay” Whiteaker
Bradley “ANDROID” Fodor
Matt “Warden” Dickens (Head Coach)
Gordan “g0g1” Prošić (Assistant Coach)