North American organization Rise Rise Inactive have signed the four players previously signed with the Charlotte Phoenix Charlotte Phoenix Inactive , plus a fifth player and a new coach. This marks their entry into Valorant.
The new Rise Nation roster includes OPer Ksiaze , Brimstone player anger , Sova player Spirit , and Cypher player ChurmZ . All four were on Charlotte Phoenix previously. They are joined by Sage player ShoukR and will be coached by da_bears .
All five players played alongside each other in the qualifiers for the FaZe Clan Invitational under the name My Lovely Team. They made it to the semifinals of the first qualifier before they were eliminated by Mixup.
Spirit will rejoin Rise Nation with this move as he played for the organization previously in Overwatch. No other player on the team has played for Rise Nation before.
While ShoukR is new to the roster, he is not new to every single one of his teammates. He previously played with Anger in an event during the game's beta prior to him later joining the Charlotte Phoenix.
This will be Da Bears' debut in Valorant coaching. He previously played, coached, and commentated in Counter-Strike.
The new roster has not yet announced their tournament debut.