DetonatioN Gaming have confirmed their roster locked ahead of the team’s inaugural VALORANT Champions Tour campaign next year in São Paulo, Brazil.
JAPAN – DetonatioN Gaming have signed a new lineup that will represent the organization in the VCT Pacific league next year featuring Park “Seoldam” Sang-min, Seo “Suggest” Jae-young, Ryumon “Reita” Oshiro, Tomoki “xnfri” Moriya, Shogo “takej” Takemori, and “Anthem”.
The new DTN lineup sees a number of players who have competed together in the past reunited once again. Two of the team’s newest additions, Reita and takej, have been playing together since 2018, initially competing under the SCARZ Absolute banner in Counter-Strike until they last plied their trade this season in REJECT.
20-year-old Anthem, alongside takej, joined DetonatioN Gaming on a transfer from REJECT, while Reita was brought onto the team from ZETA DIVISION after his loan to REJECT expired early this month. Suggest made the swap from the organization’s previous roster, DetonatioN Gaming White.
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The quartet will link with former NORTHEPTION player xnfri, and Seoldam, who featured for NTH’s first roster iteration in VCT 2021 before going into content creation this year with Crazy Raccoon.
The team will be coached by Kim “HSK” Hae-seong and Hirotaka “Melofovia” Okazaki, both of whom came from the DetonatioN Gaming White squad alongside Suggest, who also played on the DGW roster since December last year before making his way to the current lineup. The organization are also on the lookout for an analyst for the team and will open recruitment in the near future.
DetonatioN Gaming are set to debut their roster in the VALORANT OFF//SEASON period before taking part in the kickoff tournament early next year in Brazil.
The players that will be representing DetonatioN Gaming in VCT 2023 are:
- 🇯🇵 Ryumon “Reita” Oshiro
- 🇯🇵 Tomoki “xnfri” Moriya
- 🇯🇵 Shogo “takej” Takemori
- 🇯🇵 “Anthem”
- 🇰🇷 Park “Seoldam” Sang-min
- 🇰🇷 Seo “Suggest” Jae-young
- 🇰🇷 Kim “HSK” Hae-seong (Head coach)
- 🇯🇵 Hirotaka “Melofovia” Okazaki (Coach)
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Cover photo courtesy of DetonatioN Gaming