“New Agent, Codename: X”: Elon Musk Spotted at Valorant Champions Event, Fans Convinced New Agent 19 is Coming

"New Agent, Codename: X": Elon Musk Spotted at Valorant Champions Event, Fans Convinced New Agent 19 is Coming
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Valorant is a first-person hero shooter title developed and published by Riot Games, the studio behind the popular game League of Legends. The game was released on June 2, 2020, and has been a sensation among gamers for its gameplay and variety of heroes that include agents based on different parts of the world and cultures. The game is set in the future with exciting game modes, weaponry, and more.

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Valorant has been active in the Esports scene for quite some time now and the first tournament called ‘First Strike’ was held back in 2020. Recently, another Esports event, Valorant Champions 2023 concluded and saw various streamers and celebrities at the final event, including the richest man alive on the planet, Elon Musk, and fans are not convinced they might get to see a new agent in the game.

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Elon Musk spotted at Valorant Champions 2023

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On August 26th, Tesla and SpaceX Chief, Elon Musk was spotted among the crowd in the Valorant Champions 2023 Grand Final. As soon as he was shown on the screen and the audience got to know about Musk’s presence, Kia Forum saw jeers for the X owner among chants related to him rebranding Twitter to X, like, ‘Bring Back Twitter.’

Though Elon Musk was only barely visible during the match, the audience did not miss their chance to let the celebrity know their feelings, and while the winners, Evil Geniuses put on an amazing show to be crowned as the champions, Musk was bombarded with boos and jeers the whole time he was present there. The commentators tried to move past it however they couldn’t help but laugh at what they were seeing.

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Elon Musk

X, formerly Twitter, has always been a platform that has complimented Esports and gaming. Elon Musk has expressed his aim to turn Twitter into much more than just social media. And with the rebranding and controversial changes which some even call unnecessary resulted in longtime users having to move away from the platform. This feeling brought negative feelings towards Musk hence the jeers and comments.

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Fan Reactions to Elon Musk at Valorant Champions 2023

It was a shock for almost everyone to see Elon Musk at the Valorant Champions event and that too reportedly with his son. Fans had some amazing reactions and trolled Tesla Chief for being there, considering the man is the richest in the world. Fans trolled Musk saying Xsports is coming soon. Another fan remarked saying the next agent coming soon, Code name: X, and the Agent name: Elon Musk.

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Valorant Match

Others also joined in commenting that he is just getting ready to buy the whole Riot while some remarked that he should fix Jett and Chamber, two of the 18 agents in Valorant, if he buys Riot Games. Another just had a simple question, “Why is Elon Musk at Champs?”

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Elon Musk was also seen outside the arena after the final event and got some pictures clicked for the fans. It’s hard to know what his reaction was for the boos but it definitely shouldn’t bother him since this isn’t his first time getting booed at the stage.

Source: Instagram

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Written by Rohit Tiwari

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Rohit Tiwari is a Gaming Journalist and Editor at FandomWire. With a Master's degree in Mass Communication, Rohit combines academic insight with a passion for the games and the stories they tell. He is an ardent supporter of Real Madrid and when he's not busy playing games, you'll find him reading or idolizing the GOAT Cristiano Ronaldo.