Velocity Gaming today signed the Valorant lineup ‘Asteria’. Asteria is made up of Indian, Pakistani, and Australia based players.
In contrast, the squad has already qualified for the VCT Game Changers FSL Elite. It is the Game Changers circuit’s greatest Valorant tournament in Southeast Asia.
Asteria won the FSL Open Wildcard earlier on 3rd October, 2021 and qualified for the next event.
Asteria defeated Lightality Estelle 3-1 in the Lower Bracket. These were the Finals of the VCT Game Changers SEA – FSL Open Wildcard Playoffs.
Moreover, the FSL Elite begins on 23 October 2021 .
The roster has the following players –
- Saloni ‘Meow16K’ Pawar
- Shreya ‘ShreyUwU’ Prasad
- Neha ‘CaspeR’ Sottany
- Akanksha ‘Muffinloop’ Sukhramani
- Iqra ‘BriTSy’ Khan
Therefore, announcing the roster, Velocity Gaming wrote –
“The one that has been awaited for long. The one that you were never ready enough for. From the Greek Deities and Goddesses, comes a Titaness of oracles, of prophetic dreams, named Asteria.
A team of sheer tenacity, and class, with only one aim – TO BE THE BEST. We present to you, VLT x Asteria.”
About Velocity Gaming:
Velocity Gaming is an Indian Esports Organisation. Mr Manoj ‘Sentinel’ Kasyap formed the organisation in 2017.
Moreover, the organisation has helped fellow gamers on their journey. They supplied them with iPhones, as well as GPUs for PUBG Mobile and PC gamers.
After that, they entered PC Esports. They acquired the Valorant team – ‘Vertigo’. Vertigo comprised of players Tejas “rite2ace” Sawant, Anuj “Amaterasu” Sharma, Sabyasachi “Antidote” Bose, Karan “Excali” Mhaswadkar and Vibhor Vaid.
On December 24th, 2020 they rebranded their organisation to Team Mahi (TM). However, later on, they again rebranded to Velocity Gaming (VLT) on May 30, 2021.
In conclusion, Velocity Gaming signing Asteria is great news. Asteria being a part of VLT, will now participate at the global stage once again. The Indian Valorant esports scenario is now getting greater.