NRG Esports NRG Esports North America Rank #0 have announced the signing of Yannick " KOLER " Blanchette from Immortals Immortals North America Rank #4 , joining Damian " daps " Stelle and Sam " s0m " Oh as a part of NRG's entrance into Valorant.
KOLER is the third player to depart the Immortals roster in the past month. Last month saw young prospects Peter " Asuna " Mazuryk and Quan " diceyzx " Tran being signed by 100 Thieves 100 Thieves North America Rank #52 as the organization rebuilt its Valorant roster.
Originally a member of the first iteration of Way 2 French, the Canadian player was signed by Immortals in late May as the organization ventured into the game's beta scene. With the departure of KOLER, Immortals retain only two active players, both of whom have also been with the organization since early May. The future of Immortals' Valorant roster is currently unknown.
KOLER is the first player to join NRG's Valorant roster to have experience competing in Valorant previously. Both daps and s0m joined the team directly from Gen.G's CS:GO roster and have yet to compete in any Valorant tournaments.
NRG indicated in a video earlier this week that they intend to complete the roster in time to compete in Riot's First Strike tournament later this month.