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EG Valorant May Face Pay Cuts or Departure 

EG Valorant May Face Pay Cuts or Departure 

    Last Updated on September 14, 2023

In a surprising turn of events, EG Valorant, one of the prominent names in the competitive Valorant scene, has sent shockwaves through the esports community with a recent team shakeup. This decision came just days after the organization announced the release of its reserve roster. Which, in itself, is already a move that left fans and analysts perplexed. Notably, the dropped roster included notable NA staples such as Brendan “BcJ” Jensen, Jeffery “Reformed” Lu, and Vincent “Apothen” Le. As the esports world buzzes with speculation, questions loom over the future of EG Valorant and the impact this decision will have on the team’s dynamics.

Reactions from the Team

The news of EG Valorant’s shakeup elicited a range of emotions from the members of the starting roster. Corbin “C0M” Lee, a key player for EG Valorant, took to Twitter to express his confusion and disappointment. He states, “Nothing makes sense,” and “Winning doesn’t matter.” This cryptic response has left fans wondering about the reasons behind the team’s decision and how it will affect the players.

Ethan ”Ethan” Arnold, another integral member of the team, shared his sentiments, reflecting on the evolving landscape of esports. He nostalgically recalled the “old esports” where good performance was rewarded accordingly, expressing his lament, “I miss old esports. Where if you were good, you were on a good team… Winning is cool. Sucks it doesn’t matter anymore.” These statements shed light on the changing dynamics and pressures within the esports industry.

Other members of the EG Valorant starting roster, including Alexander “jawgemo” Mor and Kelden “Boostio” Pupello, also voiced their disillusionment and shock at the unfolding situation. Their collective response underscores the profound impact of the organization’s decision on the players’ careers and aspirations.

The Future of EG Valorant

As the dust settles on EG Valorant’s team shakeup, the esports community is left pondering the future of the organization’s starting roster. That is on top of their ambitious 10-man project plan for the 2023 season. It remains uncertain whether any of the players from the starting roster will stay on for the 2024 season. This is especially crucial considering the rumors of pay cuts that had everyone’s eyebrows rising.

The fate of the 10-man project is also a subject of speculation. As of now, no official announcements have been made regarding its continuation. Nevertheless, fans and analysts are eager to see whether EG Valorant will persist with this approach or if further changes lie ahead for the organization.


EG Valorant’s recent team shakeup has sent reverberations throughout the esports world. Thus, leaving fans and analysts with more questions than answers. As the organization’s Champions-winning roster faces an uncertain future, and the 10-man project remains shrouded in mystery, the esports community braces itself for what comes next. 

The reactions from the team members serve as a poignant reminder of the challenges and complexities that esports professionals navigate in an ever-evolving industry. Only time will tell how EG Valorant’s decision shapes the landscape of Riot Games’ competitive FPS. Also, perhaps most important of all, how it influences the futures of the players involved.

Written By
Eidervan Frago

A gamer his whole life. Can go the whole day talking about everything gaming-related. He now mixes his love for writing and passion for gaming to create informational and helpful articles for all.

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