eSports Update – June 2015

The eSports Summer Spree continues! After this year’s major announcements from E3, we’re more excited than ever to see what the future holds for gaming and eSports. Until the new titles launch, we’ve got some updates and tournaments in store. See what we’ve been up to, and what’s to come in this month’s eSports Update:

OpTic Gaming 

– OpTic Gaming won 1st place in Season 2 of the MLG Pro League earning X Games Gold Medals for the 2nd year running. Congrats GreenWall!

– OpTic Halo qualified for the Halo Championship Series Season 2 Finals July 24-26th, competing for $150,000.

Flamesword, Captain from OpTic Halo, is now featured on 75 Million Red Bull cans as part of Destiny’s Red Bull Quest for in-game items and challenges. quest.redbull.com

– OpTic Nation played in the MLG Call of Duty Relegation tournament and qualified for Season 3.

– RosterMania is here, and there was one change to the OpTic lineup. Killa has been released from NaTion and his spot filled by Mochilla. – Welcome to OpTic!

ROSTERS:

OpTic Gaming – Scump Karma, Formal, Crimsix

OpTic Nation – MBozeMirxRicky, Mochilla

OpTic Halo – Flamesword, Maniac, Assault, ACE

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Photo by Oz.

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Team EnVyUs

– The Boys In Blue flew to Sweden for the first DreamHack: Call of Duty Invitational to battle the Nordic Champions at DreamHack Summer ’15, and won! Check out the VOD & Photo Gallery.

– The CSGO Squad has been playing in several leagues and dominating the competition. At recent LAN events the squad took 2nd Place at SLTV XIII and 1st at Gfinity CS Masters. GG NV!

– In Starcraft news, nV_Violet won the Red Bull Toronto BattleGrounds in fantastic form! Get the full scoop from Red Bull eSports.

– EnVy also had major changes to their CoD Roster, releasing Saints, Proofy & TeeP, picking up JKap, Aqua & Octane to fill the team. – Welcome to the Boys In Blue!

ROSTERS:  

Starcaft – Violet

CoDLoony, JKap, Aqua, Octane

CSGO – HappyShoxNBK, KioshimaSmithz, Next

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Photo by Joe Brady.

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Upcoming Tournaments:

ESL Counter Strike Pro League Finals – July 2-5 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $250,000.

UMG Dallas: #SCUF40K – July 10-12 – Call of Duty – OpTic Gaming, OpTic Nation, Team EnVyUs & Team PinkWall – Prize Pool: $40,000

– ESWC Montreal – July 9-12 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $75,000.

DreamHack Valencia – July 16-19 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $150,000.

MLG/CEVO CSGO Season 7 Finals – July 24-26 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $75,000

HCS Season 2 Finals – July 24-26 – OpTic Halo – Prize Pool: $150,000.

 

assaultPhoto by Unyshek

 

Until next time! Game on ASTRO Family. ^Siege

 

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