Sentinels Signs a Wild Rift Roster in North America
American esports organization, Sentinels (formerly known as Phoenix1), in partnership with Riot Games, announced that it’s building its League of Legends: Wild Rift team in North America (NA). The announcement was revealed through the official social media handles of the organization. Sentinels is currently looking for potential players to join its team roster. The organization is widely known for its Valorant roster that is dominating the NA esports scene with championship titles such as the VALORANT Championships Tour (VCT) 2021: North America, PAX Arena Invitational, and JBL Quantum Cup. Wild Rift will be Sentinel’s second Riot Games esports title after its Valorant squad, and the very first mobile esports investment for the organization.
Sentinels is building its Wild Rift roster
One of the most dominant esports organizations in NA, Sentinels, revealed that they will be venturing into the Wild Rift esports scene in partnership with Riot Games. The organization is widely known for its Valorant roster’s achievements, most notably the VCT 2021: Stage 2 Masters - Reykjavík where the team went undefeated.
This will be the fifth esports title and the second Riot Games title that the organization will be investing in. Other titles include Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, and Halo.
Registration for Sentinels’ Wild Rift roster is currently ongoing. Interested applicants can sign up for a chance to get drafted into its roster through the .
Wild Rift continues to widen its reach globally while aggressively bolstering its esports scene in Asia where the demand for mobile esports is high. The first major mobile esports event in NA, the Wild Rift Summoner Series, has just kicked off with the first qualifier stage won by Tribe Gaming. The tournament will have three circuits in total with each having two qualifier stages. Dominant teams will proceed to the NA Regional Championship where they will get a chance to represent NA in the upcoming Wild Rift World Championship along with the lion’s share of the $50,000 USD prize pool.
Other popular esports organizations such as Team SoloMid (TSM) and Cloud9 have also announced their own Wild Rift roster. The Brazilian team, TSM FTX, earlier this month, on 9th July 2021, while Cloud9’s roster was through the Wild Rift Summoner Series qualifiers.
It will be interesting to see if Sentinels will be able to deliver stellar performance with its Wild Rift roster, similar to how dominant its Valorant roster is in the esports scene.