Contemporary off Shopify Insurrection’s sensible grand finals run on the Sport Changers Championship, the crew’s essential roster is looking for their very own glory on the NA VALORANT Challengers League degree. Their latest addition, Victor “v1c” Truong, might be the one which drives the crew to Ascension as a rising star. V1c, previously of T1 Academy and SoaR, joined the Shopify Insurrection roster this previous November, over a month after the previous Luminosity roster parted methods with Tanner “TiGG” Spanu. In his very first occasion with the crew, the BoomTV VALORANT Choose, v1c’s play throughout a number of brokers in numerous roles helped the crew end first. That very same agent and position range stood out towards stiffer competitors at this previous weekend’s Knights VALORANT Freezeout event, an official a part of the VCT OFF//SEASON 2022 circuit. In opposition to robust tier two contenders like Oxygen and TSM, v1c performed even higher, high fragging in Shopify’s semifinals win over Oxygen and their grand ultimate win over TSM. In opposition to Oxygen, he dominated the sport on Bind with 22 kills and solely eight deaths on Astra, with 9 assists coming from his good utility utilization that punctuated a powerful assault aspect for Shopify. He closed out the win towards Oxygen in fashion with the Reyna 4k and defuse proven above. He additionally confirmed nice psychological fortitude towards TSM as properly, responding from a dismal Brimstone sport (solely 4 kills) on Ascent with back-to-back wonderful video games on Omen and Viper to shut out the grand ultimate. Whereas a few of his greatest performances got here on controller brokers, v1c has additionally proven his proficiency on totally different brokers and roles within the two months he’s been with Shopify, enjoying 9 totally different brokers in whole throughout the 2 event he’s performed in (and received). Gamers like 100T’s Sean “bang” Bezerra are a primary instance of the form of worth that gamers like v1c can carry to a crew. v1c is a younger participant–he’s solely 17–who understands the sport very well as proven by his capabilities throughout all roles. He’s a participant who can already produce impactful rounds usually, and he’s solely going to get higher as he turns into extra conversant in his major position inside a crew. Alongside a crew of gamers with a large amount of NA VCT expertise already underneath their belts, v1c might be one thing actually particular someday.