The world may have its eyes on Champions competition, but that didn't stop the rest of the Valorant world from creating new headlines. Here's what you might have missed this past week.
- Read more: News Almost Missed November 26
- VIRTUOSO VIRTUOSO North America Rank #35 have revealed that they will be parting ways with Anthony "Okeanos" Nguyen following a controversy that resurfaced shortly after he was announced as a member of the team.
- Dallas "Branchies" Branch has joined T1 T1 North America Rank #13 as their new manager.
- Mathilde "Nelo" Beltoise has been benched from TENSTAR Nova TENSTAR Nova Europe Rank #0 .
- / Siana "sia" Yoldez Matri has revealed that she has been allowed to explore options outside of Futbolist Female Futbolist Female Europe Rank #0 .
- Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel has been released from EXCEL EXCEL Europe Rank #61 , leaving Muhammad "Moe40" Hariff as the team's only remaining player.
- Carles "XeoN" Garcia and Jose-Antonio "Bromas" Ramos Gonzalez have been released from Case Esports Case Esports Europe Rank #72 .
- All five players of Movistar Riders Movistar Riders Europe Rank #35 have been allowed to explore options outside of the organization.
- / GMT Esports GMT Esports Inactive have announced the departure of Dominykas "MiniBoo" Lukaševičius.
- Cihan "Unity" Seferoğlu has been made an inactive member of Oxygen Esports Oxygen Esports Inactive and is allowed to explore options outside of the team.
- BBL Esports BBL Esports Europe Rank #32 have completed their five-man roster with the addition of Doğukan "QutionerX" Dural.
- Marcelo "pleets" Leite has revealed that he has been allowed to explore options outside of Liberty Liberty Brazil Rank #4 going into 2022.
- Gamelanders Blue Gamelanders Blue Brazil Rank #5 player Lucas "BELKY" Belchior has been released from the team.
- / Alejandro "Alejo" Rocha has been benched from Infinity Esports Infinity Esports Latin America North Rank #2 . Coach Rodrigo "FR1X" Vivas has also left the team following the conclusion of his contract with the organization.
- TNL Esports TNL Esports Inactive and Um "SeliG" Hyun-sung have mutually parted ways.
- Former ZETA DIVISION ZETA DIVISION Asia-Pacific Rank #2 player Oshiro "Reita" Ryu has joined REJECT REJECT Asia-Pacific Rank #20 .
- The entire roster of Louvre Louvre Inactive has disbanded and are in search of new opportunities, according to a twitlonger from Danial "RedKoh" Hakim.
- Sha "ZesBeeW" Mohtar has joined Nigma Galaxy Nigma Galaxy Asia-Pacific Rank #31 from Team SMG Team SMG Inactive .
- / Bleed eSports Bleed eSports Asia-Pacific Rank #10 have said goodbye to Ian "Chrysania" Chin Yu Zhe, Muhammad "FrostyZ" Adam, and Pooi "jarpiX" Shen Jie Justin. In their places, the team has brought in Lim "lenne" You Xiang Lionel and Derrick "Deryeon" Yee as official members, and Tyler "Juicy" James Aeria on a loan.
- Team Big BAAM Team Big BAAM Asia-Pacific Rank #12 coach and Phạm "shouta" Quang Thắng have mutually parted ways.
- The Wildcard Gaming Wildcard Gaming Inactive roster and organization have split, with the latter announcing its exit from Valorant "for the foreseeable future".
- Hazem "Avez" Khaled and Mohamed "Shalaby" Shalaby have both left Anubis Gaming Anubis Gaming MENA Rank #1 .
- XSET XSET North America Rank #5 claimed first place in the NSG Winter Championship Open 7 by defeating NRG Esports NRG Esports North America Rank #12 in the grand finals.
- Dignitas Dignitas North America Rank #100 defeated TSM X TSM X North America Rank #0 in the grand finals of the MissHarvey Invitational to take first place in the event.
- Renegades Renegades North America Rank #24 came out on top over Soniqs Soniqs North America Rank #14 in the grand final of Rival 1 in their eighth clash this year.
- GMT Esports GMT Esports Inactive defeated Rebels Gaming Rebels Gaming Europe Rank # in the grand finals of the Circuito De Elite Finals to claim first place.
- Fire Flux Esports Fire Flux Esports Europe Rank #41 finished the Open Fire Last Call playoffs in first place, only dropping two maps throughout the event—one against Regnum Carya Esports Regnum Carya Esports Europe Rank #0 in the upper semifinals and another against Futbolist Futbolist Europe Rank #18 in the upper final.
- According to a November 30 report from Upcomer's George Geddes, Pioneers Pioneers North America Rank #25 have signed former Built By Gamers Built By Gamers North America Rank #17 player Tristan "Critical" Trinacty. The team is also finalizing a deal with Matthew "WeDid" Suchan, who was released from NRG Esports NRG Esports North America Rank #12 at the end of October.
- Immortals content creator AriaSaki has revealed that trials are open for the Immortals Game Changers team. Applicants must be over 16 years of age, ranked Immortal 1 or higher on the competitive ladder, and a verified member of the Galorants Discord server.
- Team Liquid are set to sign Gamelanders Purple Gamelanders Purple Inactive , according to a report from Dexerto's Corentin Phalip, marking the organization's first expansion into the region.
- In another report by George Geddes of Upcomer on November 30, Andbox Andbox North America Rank #16 are trialing replacements for Aleksandar "ALEKSANDAR" Hinojosa, who was recently released from the team. Among the players to be trialed include former EXTREMUM CS:GO player Sean “Gratisfaction” Kaiwai.