After signing a familiar face to its ranks last week, the Los Angeles Valiant is slowly racking up a new roster to tackle the 2022 Overwatch League season.
Innovation is yet another addition for the Valiant from Team CC, the Shanghai Dragons’ Overwatch Contenders academy team. He most recently spent time as a coach for Team CC, but was previously a hitscan player for the team for nearly two years.
Los Angeles’ first addition to its 2022 roster, former Shanghai Dragons DPS Lu “Diya” Weida, also played for Team CC. The team’s coaches have ties to the successful academy team, bringing potential for built-in cohesion next year.
Flex DPS Becky hails from Team Diamond and spent time in the Contenders Korea Trials circuit on lesser-known teams. Though his teams have had subpar results, Becky impressed analysts and viewers with his play throughout the 2021 Contenders season. He clearly impressed Valiant’s management as well.
With three DPS players signed to its roster, the Valiant is likely done building up its damage dealer lineup. The team has until Jan. 3 to have a minimum of five players signed to its roster, per Overwatch League roster construction rules.