In 2020, India's e-sports scene is more about mobile gaming with PUBG Mobile and Free Fire. But right now, the launch of Valorant somehow caught the attention of PC gamers, unlike Dota 2 and Counter-Strike which have managed to dominate the industry. gaming over the previous years. In the one year since Valorant launched in India, Valorant has easily become a PC title games most popular. Valorant streams can have up to 3000 simultaneous views, which is almost five times more than Counter-Strike ever at its peak.
Now,, now here, in 2021, what is no less interesting is that there are eight top people gamers from this country that ruled Valorant. Curious who they are? Let's check this out!
1. Ganesh 'SkRossi' Gangadhar (@skrossi)
SkRossi has been the star of Valorant India for the past few months. Prior to Valorant, he enjoyed his career in several CS:GO LAN tournaments in 2019. He switched to Valorant permanently and joined Global Esports. As part of the successful Global Esports roster, SkRossi has enjoyed a great 2021 tournament win. Her drama with Jett has been praised among the public.
2. Tejas 'rite2ace' Sawant (@rite2ace)
Rite2ace represented India in several international LAN tournaments. When he switched to Valorant after nearly a decade as a professional CS:GO, with Velocity Gaming, he became the unbeaten player in Valorant throughout 2020. He has become a marker for himself in Valorant and is considered India's best Sova player.
3. Karan 'Excali' Mhaswadkar (@iamexcali)
Excali is one of the most successful CS:GO veterans in India. He is one of the first wave of Valorant professionals in his country and is considered one of the best for Duelist roles. He is unbeaten in 2020 as part of Velocity Gaming. He is now a part of Samurai Esports and recently won the 2021 Skyesports Invitational. He has already spent a year as a Valorant professional and is expected to have more tournament wins in the future.
4. Bhavin 'HellrangeR' Kotwani (@officialhellranger)
HellrangeR is another Indian FPS veteran with experience gaming pro more than a decade. After becoming famous as a part of CS:GO Squad Entity Gaming and Global Esports, he completely switched to Valorant in October 2020. Then, he is also a captain of the most successful Valorant Indian squad in 2021 – Global Esports. He is known as the best in his team by trusting the individual skills of the players. His skill that other players rarely surpass is that he doesn't avoid every difficulty in the game and has the courage to fight it. Much of Global Esports' dominance in 2021 can be credited to him.
5. Debanjan 'DEATHMAKER' Das (@deathmakerhf)
DEATHMAKER has a legacy in the Indian FPS scene for his shots and is known as 'India's Aim God'. He was unbeaten in CS:GO throughout 2019 and even suffered the fewest tournament losses in 2020. He switched to Valorant in December 2020 and joined GodLike Esports. He is one of the best Duelists in India but has yet to win a major Valorant tournament. However, his MVP trophy and battle scores have proven his prowess.
6. Anuj 'Amaterasu' Sharma (@anuj_amaterasu_sharma)
Amaterasu is probably the leader in games most successful in India in all titles gaming. He oversaw Entity Gaming's dominance in CS:GO for over three years, and that success continued when he switched to Valorant. He led Velocity Gaming and was unbeaten when he joined Valorant in 2020. More experimental than most, Amaterasu doesn't mind changing the pace of his team's aggression at will. her with gameplay a fast and slow one, often ending up taking the map and the match before the opponent knows it.
7. Jayanth 'skillZ' Ramesh
skillZ was touted to be a star when he was recruited by Entity Gaming in 2019. He switched to Valorant in October 2020 and slowly earned his trust again as a Sentinel and Duelist. As part of Global Esports, he has enjoyed a winning streak in 2021. He plays either Killjoy or Raze, depending on the team's needs, but demonstrates his skills through both agents.
8. Sabyasachi 'Antidote' Bose (@officialantidotecs)
Antidote is famous among Indian professional gamers for winning tournaments back-to-back-to-back with Signify and OrglessF1ve. He switched to Valorant in July 2020 and served as Support. He has been out of active commission without a squad for several months. However he is now a part of GodLike Esports and has made his mark on success as the team has enjoyed several wins since he joined them.