The Overwatch League franchise owned by NRG Esports will be called the San Francisco Shock, the organization announced Monday. “We took great care to choose a logo and identity that would both represent the attributes and traditions of San Francisco, yet at the same time speak to the future of sports and the Shock’s ambitions […]
Damian “daps” Steele will step down from NRG Esports’ Counter-Strike lineup, according to multiple sources close to the player and team.
NRG Esports is finalizing a $15 million investment from celebrities including actress Jennifer Lopez, pro football player Marshawn Lynch and retired football player Michael Strahan, the team announced Thursday via ESPN.
NRG Esports has signed 17 year-old North American Overwatch pro Jay “sinatraa” Won to $150,000 per year contract, according to a report by ESPN.
UltraPlay, the owners of Bulgarian Counter-Strike team Outlaws, announced Tuesday it will pull its investment from Outlaws, releasing the players to be free agents. The Outlaws Academy will continue, though, according to a news release.
Anthony “harbleu” Ballo announced Monday through Twitter he will step down from NRG Esports’ active Overwatch roster and focus on streaming.
Rogue will no longer sign Cvetelin “CeRq” Dimitrov to be the fifth member of the team, according to multiple sources close to the team.