Equinox drops three gamers from its Valorant roster with no official announcement from the group itself.
The post-Challengers Three roster shuffles have began as groups wish to reload earlier than the following main qualifier for the Valorant Champions Tour. Equinox appears to be the primary to make large strikes, dropping three of its gamers in a single day.
The three gamers dropped, Ian “tex” Botsch, Kevin “mina” Nguyen and David “DXN” Nguyen, have introduced on Twitter that they’re now free brokers. However, to this point Equinox has not acknowledged its launch of mentioned gamers and has gone radio silent throughout its social media.
I have been a duelist/jett all my lifetime of enjoying Valorant. Open to any provides and can study despatched/sova. My fireplace for competing will not be gone, its simply getting began. Vouches and retweets appreciated.https://t.co/pvN5rOIp6k
— mina (@minaweeb) March 3, 2021
A Quick Historical past of Equinox
Equinox is likely one of the newer esports organizations to hitch the Valorant aggressive scene. The Valorant squad was the group’s first esports crew and was Equinox’s springboard into the esports panorama.
The group entered by signing one of many extra gifted tier-two novice rosters on the time, China Nguyen. Earlier than signing with Equinox the crew was on a successful streak, taking dwelling the highest prize in three of the final 4 tournaments it attended.
After signing with the brand new face group, the crew went by means of some roster adjustments however remained a top-level crew within the North American rankings. However, Equinox didn’t produce any significant leads to the months because the crew’s creation.
The squad did not qualify for First Strike and has solely managed to get into the highest 16 in the course of the first leg of the VCT qualifiers. The group had lofty objectives to start with, however shedding out in any respect three possibilities for a Masters slot appears to have made these behind the scenes rethink its crew.
Equinox Radio Silence
Is Equinox going to tweet that it is dropped its squad or we doing the basic endemic crew silent collapse? https://t.co/0OUpIWPjIv
— Avast (@Avast_o) March 3, 2021
The silence from the Equinox group has been deafening because the group didn’t announce its roster strikes beforehand and has not launched an announcement over 12 hours after its former gamers revealed their free-agent standing. To this point, the one posts from the Equinox Twitter account are in regards to the group’s personal content material collection and reminding those who its Director of Competitors would seem on the Dusttin Bowerman Present.
That image although 🥵
Go help one in every of our very personal on tonight’s present! https://t.co/zAeHixts4H
— Equinox Esports (@EquinoxOKC) March 2, 2021