bnj, formerly of KRÜ Esports KRÜ Esports Latin America South Rank #1 , joined the Brazilian roster as a Controller after the organization ceased their operations in Europe. Joining alongside him were Alexandre "xand" Zizi and Walney "Jonn" Reis, former FURIA FURIA Brazil Rank #2 and Gamelanders Blue Gamelanders Blue Brazil Rank #5 stars respectively, as well as Gabriel "bezn1" Luiz da Costa and Cauan "cauanzin" Pereira from Tropinha do TIKTOK Tropinha do TIKTOK Inactive .
Ninjas in Pyjamas qualified for VCT BR Stage 1: Challengers, but got off to a rocky start after losing to FURIA in their opening group stage game. However, that would be their only loss as they finished with a 3-1 record and as the first seed out of Group B. NIP would face off against the Brazilian superteam LOUD LOUD Brazil Rank # in the upper semifinals and once again in the finals, missing out on automatic Masters qualification. They managed to qualify for Reykjavik after defeating Leviatán Leviatán Latin America South Rank #18 in BR/LATAM Stage 1: Last Chance Qualifier.
The Brazilian representatives were tasked with defeating Fnatic Fnatic Europe Rank #6 , DRX DRX Korea Rank # , and ZETA DIVISION ZETA DIVISION Japan Rank #2 in group A. They began their group with a win over FNATIC, but were sent to the lower bracket by the Korean representatives. Ninjas in Pyjamas were ultimately knocked out by ZETA DIVISION in a historic match.
NIP are set to play in the group stage of Stage 2: Challengers beginning May 14th, and have not yet revealed his replacement.