The debut year of VALORANT in the competitive esports scene got off to a fantastic start. The inaugural competition, VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) concluded with VCT Champions Berlin in early December 2021, crowning Acend as the first ever World Champions. But now as teams gear up for VCT 2022, rosters are shuffling about, with some changes already happening even before the end of the 2021 season. Here's a tracker of the VALORANT roster moves, latest updates and rumors, across North America and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

VALORANT roster moves masterlist pre-VCT 2022


100 Thieves

  • [December 6] Steel moves from 100T to T1
  • [December 7] nitr0 and 100T part ways


  • [December 1] aleksandar leaves Andbox after just three months with the org


Complexity Gaming

  • [November 12] Ohai and Complexity part ways, but the player will be a restricted FA until contract expiry

Evil Geniuses

  • [RUMOR] EG have scrimmed this January 2022 without BRANTED and roca

FaZe Clan

  • [November 2] BabyJ departs FaZe
  • [November 8] Rawkus makes his exit from FaZe Clan, joins Sentinels as head coach


  • [November 4] Temperature's loan (from Evil Geniuses) comes to an end


  • [December 13] JonahP departs IMT, signs with The Guard


  • [November 10] hazed joins NRG from TSM



  • [October 21] Brax steps down from T1 roster, transitions to streaming role
  • [December 6] T1 acquires steel from 100T

Team Envy

  • [October 26] Envy release mummAy, who joins Andbox after a trial period

Team SoloMid

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  • [November 10] hazed exits TSM, joins NRG


  • [December 14] Oderus is benched from main roster
  • [December 24] Zander joins Version1 from SoaR as new IGL




  • [December 14] Doma is put on the open transfer market

G2 Esports

Final Roster: mixwell, AvovA, nukkye, hoody, Meddo

  • [November 13] G2 and pyth part ways officially, after the player spent time on the “inactive roster”
  • [December 1] Koldamenta departs G2
  • [December 24] G2 finalizes 2022 roster
    • keloqz moved to bench, can explore other opportunities
    • Signing of hoody and Meddo from Giants Gaming


  • [December 2] Ardiis joins FPX

SuperMassive Blaze

  • [December 19] CyderX signs with SuperMassive Blaze from Kafalar Esports
  • [December 22] XiSTOU joins SuperMassive Blaze, formerly of Oxygen Esports

Team BDS

  • [November 4] Counter-Strike veteran Happy joins BDS

VALORANT Asia [Korea, Japan, SEA]

Crazy Raccoon

  • [December 28] Crazy Raccoon releases most of its main lineup as part of a huge roster rebuild (full story here)

Damwon Gaming

  • [December 24] Secret departs DWG
  • [December 28] Esperanza (formerly F4Q) and Hyeoni (formerly NURTURN) join DWG

ESports Connected

  • [December 25] GodDead (formerly F4Q) and Moothie (formerly Lag Gaming) sign with ESports Connected
  • [December 27] k1ng joins ESports Connected on loan from Vision Strikers
  • [December 27] ESports Connected adds another former F4Q player in zunba
  • [December 28] Bazzi (from Crazy Raccoon) rounds out ESports Connected roster


  • [November 2] allow and Suggest, both members of original roster, make their exit from NURTURN
  • [November 11] IGL solo retires, later pursues head coach position at DWG (announced December 20)
  • [November 15] Hyeoni parts ways with NURTURN, heads to DWG
  • [December 9] Peri and Jaemin leave NURTURN, there are now no active members on the roster

Vision Strikers

  • [January 4] Zest returns to starting roster after medical leave