In a recent Twitter post, Velocity Gaming announced that they bid farewell to their amazing Valorant lineup. The tweet not only surprised Velocity Gaming supporters but also shocked the entire Indian Valorant community. The news of the team disbanding disheartens fans and audiences alike but they wish their best to the players.
Anuj “Amaterasu” Sharma, Sagnik “hellff” Roy, Debanjan “deathmaker” Das, and Karan “Excali” Mhaswadkar were the torchbearers for the team. Velocity Gaming has reached the peak of their careers with the help of these players, shaping their position in the Valorant community.
In the ongoing VCL South Asia Split 2 and the previous Split 1 of the tournament, Velocity Gaming showcased immense talent and skills in the game. However, Velocity Gaming could not qualify for the playoffs with the recent end of the Group Stage of VCL South Asia Split 2. The news of the team’s disassembling came right after their exit from the tournament, shocking fans throughout the country. The four Indian players of the team provided their best to withheld and uplift the VLT badge, offering their unwavering support and dedication to the team. Even though the reason for their farewell is still unknown, players and fans from the Valorant community wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.
As per the Tweet, Velocity Gaming showcased their sincerest gratitude towards the players and wished them success and fulfillment. On the other hand, Anuj “Amaterasu” Sharma shared his views and thoughts on his journey, highlighting the dismantling situation. According to Sharma, “ The decisions made before and after the loss were not a knee-jerk reaction to the tournament’s outcome alone. There is a lot more to it, and they were made by very capable and well-intentioned minds”.
On the other hand, the owner of Velocity Gaming, Manoj “Sentinel” Kashyap, addressed the questions and curiosity of fans on the shutting down of Velocity Gaming. Being an efficient leader, he claimed that “I failed as an owner and was not able to support the team as I should have.” He feels that this year is mainly for surviving, and he shared his views on the situation with the help of tweeting about it.
Apart from this farewell, Velocity Gaming also announced the departure of its international players and coach, dav1, along with Doma and ec1s, on May 20, 2023.
We hope to see the star players of Velocity Gaming in top form for future tournaments, even if they play for different organizations.