Dexerto, the world’s first and largest esports & influencer media group, is pleased to announce its flagship show focusing on the fledgling esports scene around Valorant: Curveball.
The video series — following upon the unfiltered nature of Dexerto’s popular Call of Duty League series, Reverse Sweep — features a number of Valorant’s popular talent and personalities, including caster and general manager James ‘BanKs’ Banks, caster and analyst Mitch ‘MitchMan’ McBride, and coach Danny ‘fRoD’ Montaner.
Curveball will be hosted around the key beats of the Valorant esports circuit, starting with the game’s first LAN competition: VCT Stage 2 Masters, taking place in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Curveball is Dexerto’s flagship Valorant esports series, where fans can expect two opinionated, hard-hitting, and engaging shows around each prominent event throughout the season.
Our on-air experts will break down each tournament’s major talking points and discuss the stars that compete in them:
Every episode of Curveball will be available to watch on the Dexerto Valorant YouTube channel and Dexerto.com. Highlights from each show will be available on the Dexerto Valorant Esports Twitter and YouTube!
While we’ll regularly have new faces join the desk, let’s meet the usual suspects:
From casting to hosting the desk, BanKs has a wealth of esports experience.
Having taken to the stage as broadcast talent from the very beginning of Valorant esports, James ‘BanKs’ Banks is a multi-game host and caster that is known for his bold stances and warm conversational skills. He’s also the general manager of Alliance’s Valorant roster.
Mitch has been involved with Valorant since the early stages of the esport.
MitchMan is BanKs’ former casting partner and right-hand man at Alliance, serving as the team’s analyst alongside casting the biggest events in the Valorant Champions Tour and beyond.
A Counter-Strike veteran, fRoD recently coached T1 Esports’ Valorant team.
A former Counter-Strike player, fRoD is best known in Valorant for serving as the head coach of popular sides T1 and beastcoast. Now, he’s raring to give his true views on the game’s fledging competitive arena.
Fans can expect to enjoy Curveball shows around each major event in the Valorant esports circuit. The debut episode will focus on the Valorant Champions Tour Stage 2 Masters, starting on May 24, 2021.
Dexerto, the world’s first and largest esports, gaming, and influencer coverage destination for over 25MM unique monthly visitors and 10.5M social followers, is an award-winning digital media group. Reaching tens of millions of millennials and Gen-Zs every month by publishing 24/7 content across owned social and digital platforms in three major languages, Dexerto has seen meteoric organic growth, connecting like-minded communities to celebrate streaming culture through the lens of a new generation of celebrity. Today, Dexerto boasts headquarters in London, with offices in Chicago and Paris, and content creators in nine different countries around the world. To discover more, please visit Dexerto.media.