10:00 AM ETTyler ErzbergerESPN Esports CloseStaff writer for ESPN. com
Covered esports since 2011
Worked with biggest teams across titles like League of Legends and StarCraft IIFollow on TwitterFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintOscar "Mixwell" Cañellas Colocho has signed with G2 Esports to play on their newly-formed professional VALORANT team. Mixwell, a former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro for the likes of OpTic Gaming and Cloud9, has been one of the standouts in the European VALORANT scene since the game went into its closed beta phase on April 7. During that period, the 24-year-old from Spain won various online tournaments, making him one of the most valuable free agents on the market, drawing interest from organizations in North America and Europe before ultimately signing with G2. "G2's history shows that they are competitive in every game they've been part of and their content is also top, most of my fans are also G2 fans so it makes even more sense for me," Mixwell told ESPN. "The goal is to be the best VALORANT team in the world and I want to be the best player in the game, have fun representing the fans around the world, and I am sure we can do it together.
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