G2 Esports sign Mixwell for VALORANT team
Oscar “Mixwell” Cañellas Colocho has signed with G2 Esports to play on their newly-formed professional VALORANT group.
Mixwell, a previous Counter-Strike: International Offensive pro for the similarity OpTic Gaming and Cloud9, has been among the standouts in the European VALORANT scene because the game entered into its closed beta stage on April 7. During that duration, the 24-year-old from Spain won different online competitions, making him one of the most valuable totally free representatives on the marketplace, drawing interest from organizations in The United States and Canada and Europe prior to eventually signing with G2.
” G2’s history reveals that they are competitive in every game they’ve been part of and their content is likewise leading, many of my fans are likewise G2 fans so it makes even more sense for me,” Mixwell told ESPN. “The goal is to be the best VALORANT team on the planet and I desire to be the best player in the game, have fun representing the fans around the globe, and I am sure we can do it together.”
Although this is their very first official VALORANT finalizing, G2 Esports have been active in the game’s world considering that the closed beta was released. They hosted 2 online tournaments, European Brawl 1 and 2, in which Mixwell competed, and are going to host the first-ever Ignition Series competition beginning on June 19 in cooperation with Red Bull. G2 is also no stranger to VALORANT publisher Riot Games, with their League of Legends group having won seven domestic championships and reached the finals of the 2019 League of Legends World Champion in Paris. The team’s owner, Carlos “ocelote” Rodríguez Santiago, was one of the leaders in the early days of League of Legends in Europe, having himself played at the 2012 world championship in Los Angeles as part of SK Gaming.
” VALORANT really is a remarkable video game I take pleasure in both playing and watching,” ocelote stated. “G2 will have a world championship-winning team and everything starts with Mixwell. Lots of top companies combated hard for him and we are thrilled he’s put so much trust into letting us construct a killer lineup alongside him. Now, you MF’ ers stop poaching him already.”