Valorant Champions 2022: sacy runs comparison to FalleN: “No one does the similar” | valiant
Gustavo “sacy”‘s trajectory in eSports is exclusive, even internationally. A 2017 CBLOL champion with the RED Canids, he has already been widely known in 2021 by excelling in Valorant’s nationwide circuit. Sacy’s transition turned out to be an enormous success: abandoning a script that by no means managed to shine on worldwide levels, he’s now a world champion of his new modality from LOUD.
LOUD’s audacity with the Valorant Champions 2022 trophy — Photo: Colin Young-Wolff/Riot Games
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An awesome efficiency over the final 12 months could be sufficient to place him amongst the greats of Brazilian eSports. However, the World Title takes him to one other degree — alongside CS:GO legends. In a press convention after the Valorant Champions 2022 finals, sacy shied away from the FalleN comparison, however did not deny his illustrious profession:
“It’s onerous for me to evaluate. What FalleN did was a really absurd factor, and in addition at a unique time, and it was one thing that completely modified our eSports panorama. What I did was very completely different. I may be, sure, amongst the largest names in the scene, however I believe what he did, no one does,” he says.
FalleN led the Brazilian crew that received two consecutive CS:GO World Cups — Photo: Disclosure / HLTV
FPS, by the manner, has all the time been the participant’s choice. Although his profession started in LoL, he has by no means denied that his ardour is Counter-Strike; the launch of Valorant suits like a glove at an unsure time in his profession, and he may very well be an emblem of one other modality that’s gaining floor in Brazil:
“I’m glad I had this chance to play Valorant. I believe now the purpose, as well as to successful different worldwide championships, is to produce other Brazilian groups with us. It’s not price having solely LOUD at the high, I believe there ought to be different brazilian groups. There’s no level in being alone. I hope that every one Brazilian groups develop collectively,” he instructed a press convention.
Low particular person efficiency? none of that
During the press convention, Sacy even talked about his particular person efficiency in 2022 not being at the similar degree as 2021. However, that did not cease him from making an important climb to open the sequence towards OpTic in the grand closing; with 32 eliminations, he led LOUD to a 15-13 victory on the first map.
“I simply felt a little bit extra snug at this time. As for my efficiency, this 12 months I centered on different issues in the crew. In VKS, I used to be extra of an individualist, so to converse. Here, I do not know, everybody kills loads. Honestly, I do not actually care. People clearly have very excessive expectations for every thing I did in 2021, however my crew would not really feel that; I do not really feel it both. They assist me and that is what I would like. I simply let individuals speak,” defined the participant.