Welcome back to the Daily Esports’ Daily News Recap, today we discuss Riot Games’ announcement to expand the Valorant closed beta to South Korea, Brazil, and Latin America starting May 5.

Next, Tyson “TenZ” Ngo of Cloud9 has become the first Valorant player to reach the highest rank shortly after the ranked system’s release. The retired Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional recently switched his focus from CS:GO to Valorant.

Lastly, popular Twitch streamer Harley “MrFreshAsian” Campbell is this year’s Shorty Awards’ Streamer of the Year. He is a content creator representing Luminosity while playing competitive Fortnite to over one million followers. Previously awarded recipients include Imane “Pokimane” Anys, and Tyler “Ninja” Blevins.

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