The Sentinels have reinforced their Valorant roster with the star signing of Zellsis who is also known as Jordan Montemurro as the VCT Last Chance Qualifiers knock on the door. It promises to be a good signing for the Sentinels.
The black and reds have brought in some sensational talent as they have signed Eric ‘Kanpeki’ Xu who replaced Jared ‘Zombs’ Gitlin while experienced player Shroud (Michael Grzesiek) has returned from retirement to take the place of Hunter ‘SicK’ Mims.
It has been a very odd year for the Sentinels, one of the circuit’s strongest teams in 2021. But now they find themselves on the outside looking in for the Valorant Championship at the end of the year. With the LCQ scheduled for August, the Sentinels are giving them as many options as possible to select the best players in terms of performance leading up to the tournament.
Hence the Sentinels added a strong player like Zellsis to their already great roster. They announced the signing on July 11 as they wanted him to get a chance to get to know the other players and gel nicely ahead of next month’s tournament. “Oh, you thought we were done? We have acquired Zellsis for the Sentinels Valorant roster,” the organization shared in their Twitter announcement.
Zellsis who is a retired Counter Strike: Global Offensive player was with Version1 before making the switch to the US-based Sentinels. He attended the Masters Reykjavik 2021 where he represented his former team Version1 but could only manage 5th to 6th place. Despite the signing of Kanpeki, the Sentinels were not sure. Hence, they went for Zellsis and now there are rumors of Zellsis replacing Kenpeki following their below-par performance at the VCT NA Stage 2 Challengers. The Sentinels had a shocker of an event as they failed to get out of the group stage and a 0-5 record to forget.
It will be interesting to see how Zellsis features for the Sentinels as he will have his initial challenges of understanding the other players and getting the rhythm going. But overall if things work out well it can turn out to be a game changer for the Sentinels.