Many pros including TenZ and Zellsis reacted to the new Valorant Champions bundle and put forth their opinions about it.


TenZ and Zellsis React to the New Valorant Champions Bundle 2022

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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With the new patch live in Valorant, Riot Games has released the full Valorant Champions bundle.
Many pros including TenZ and Zellsis reacted to the bundle and put forth their opinions about it.

Valorant Champions 2022 is just around the corner with the tournament ready to kick off on 31st August. At this juncture, along with the new episode’s release in Valorant, Riot Games unveiled the Valorant Champions bundle for 2022. The Valorant Champions bundle 2022 went on sale on 23rd August and will be available till 21st September. Riot said that 50% of the net proceeds from the bundle will go toward the teams participating in Valorant Champions 2022.

The 2022 Valorant Champions bundle also features the Champion’s Aura, a visual effect that makes the skins in the collection glow when the player has the most frags in the game. It is available for 6265 VP or $66 USD. Notably, this year, Riot Games has modified the theme and introduced red hues to the collection.

Most of the pro players in the Valorant esports scene have been expressing their views on the new Valorant Champions bundle after getting their hands on the new goodies.

Riot Games announced the Champions Bundle for Valorant Champions 2022 with the new skins

New features in Valorant Champions bundle 2022

The new features for this collection include a custom model change, custom firing audio, and two new additions to the Champion’s Aura. Riot added that there will be a “visual effect that evolves every 5 kills (maxing out at 25 kills), and a special easter egg on the butterfly knife that triggers if you’re top fragging and have at least 25 kills. Sorry for the spoilers.

TenZ and Zellsis talk about the Valorant Champions bundle

Sentinels pro player Tyson “TenZ” Ngo was looking at the Champions melee, the butterfly knife, and was struggling to find the difference in the Champions Aura for the kill stacks. He then said, “Oh, it fills up with red. So when it’s 25 kills, it’s full, full red.” TenZ also watched the kill animation for the Champions Phantom and added, “Eh, it’s alright” and was unfazed by it.

TenZ said he was thinking about whether or not to buy the new Valorant Champions bundle but was certain that he won’t use it. He added that he liked the 2021 Valorant Champions melee - the Karambit – better. “I think the light glow is just better. I think it’s a little too complicated to get the full effect and everything.

Meanwhile, his teammate in the North American (NA) Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro was all praise for the Valorant Champions bundle. He said, “God, look at this glow dude. Look at the red. Oh my god!” Zellsis opined that Riot Games needs to rework the Champions Vandal and give it the red decals as well.

You might see a lot of players using the new Valorant Champions bundle in the Champions tournament which is all set to kick off on 31st August. Click here to read more about Valorant Champions 2022 and to follow the scores and updates from the tournament.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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