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Overwatch League’s bad boys are here: OpTic Gaming’s Houston Outlaws

OpTic Gaming’s Overwatch League team is called the Houston Outlaws. The North American esports organization announced its name, branding, and team on Oct. 31. The Houston-based team has 10 Overwatch players. The players will wear OpTic’s signature black and green colors on their jerseys, emblazoned with a thoroughly Texas logo. Here’s the roster. Austin “Muma” Wilmot  Matt “Coolmatt” Lorio  Shane “Rawkus” Flaherty Lucas “Mendokusaii” Hakansson  Jiri “LiNkzr” Masalin Daniel “Bonik” Pence Chris “bani” Bennell  Jacob …

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OpTic Gaming adds JAKE, finalizes Overwatch roster

OpTic Gaming has signed the majority of the FNRGFE Overwatch roster as well as three free agents to occupy the roster of its soon-to-be-named Overwatch League team, sources close to the players and organization told ESPN. The halfway point has been reached for the Overwatch League’s reveals of the team names, colors and logos with the announcement of the Seoul Dynasty. As strategies and compositions continue to evolve in Overwatch, the game, particularly at the …

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OpTic Gaming reportedly signs Jake, Mendokusaii, and FNRGFE players to its Overwatch League team

OpTic Gaming has finalized its Overwatch roster, according to an ESPN report. The esports organization has signed much of the FNRGFE roster and three free agents to its currently unnamed Overwatch League team. All but one FNRGFE player—Casey “buds” McIlwaine—have joined OpTic, ESPN reported. Matt “coolmatt69” Iorio, Austin “muma” Wilmot, Daniel “Boink” Pence, Matt “Clockwork” Dias, and Christopher “Bani” Benell will join the team. Related: OpTic Gaming and Team Envy will bring the eClasico rivalry …

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Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro – OpTic Limited Edition Gaming Headset Begins Shipping – Limited Quantities Available

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — To honor OpTic Gaming’s dedication and commitment to outstanding esports play and to punctuate their historic achievements of 2017, leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR) today announced that the all-new Elite Pro – OpTic Limited Edition gaming headset has begun shipping and fans that have already ordered will be receiving their new headset shortly. Just as OpTic has elevated their game in 2017, Turtle …

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Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro – OpTic Limited Edition Gaming Headset Begins Shipping

2017 is the most decorated in OpTic Gaming’s storied history. So far this year they’ve brought home World Championships in Halo and Gears of War, and have also been crowned as Call of Duty®World Champions. The Elite Pro – OpTic Limited Edition is a testament to the Green Wall’s dedication and commitment that brought them these historic achievements, and an opportunity for OpTic fans to show their appreciation for their favorite esports team. Just like …

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OpTic Gaming defeat Team Liquid to win the HCS Pro League Fall Finals at DreamHack Denver

One of the best teams in competitive Halo history just added another championship to its trophy case. OpTic Gaming took down Team Liquid 4-1 on Sunday to win the HCS Pro League Fall Finals at DreamHack Denver. Team Liquid—Tyler “Spartan“ Ganza, Zane “SubZero“ Hearon, Kevin “Eco” Smith, and Braedon “StelluR“ Boettcher—went on an impressive run on Sunday, sweeping both Team Envy and Splyce to secure their spot in the grand finals. But OpTic Gaming—Bradley “Frosty“ …

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OpTic Gaming to join North American League Championship Series

OpTic Gaming will join the North American League of Legends Championship Series as one of the newest franchise owners in the league, sources close to that team and the league told ESPN. Phoenix1 and Team Envy have been declined entry into the 2018 North American League of Legends Championship Series, sources close to those teams and the league told ESPN. Team Dignitas, one of the original League of Legends Championship Series teams, will not be …

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OpTic Gaming acquires Dota 2 squad

OpTic Gaming, one of the most widely-known “endemic” esports organizations, announced their acquisition of North American professional stack The Dire on Monday. The team is most known as the “PPD stack” for featuring The International champion Peter “PPD” Dager, most recently CEO of Evil Geniuses. All five players are fresh from a number of well-respected positions, including Quinn “CCnC” Callahan, a former streamer, and TI6 runner-up Rasmus “MISERY” Filipsen. The full lineup was shared on …

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OpTic Gaming Reveal New Dota 2 Lineup | Esports News & Videos

North American based organization OpTic Gaming has announced a new Defense of the Ancients 2 lineup in a new episode of their ‘Vision’ documentary series. Known primarily for first person shooter teams in titles such as Call of Duty, Halo, Gears of War, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, OpTic Gaming has continued their expansion, announcing a roster in Dota 2. The brand has grown tremendously over the years, recently just announcing a move to Dallas, Texas …

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OpTic Gaming and Team Envy will bring the eClasico rivalry to Overwatch League

The last three teams to join Blizzard’s Overwatch League have been announced. Comcast Spectacor, which owns the Philadelphia Flyers, will field the Philadelphia team, while Team Envy and OpTic Gaming will take the Dallas and Houston slots, respectively. Team Envy confirmed on Sept. 18 an eight-figure investment from oil magnate Kenneth Hersh. An earlier ESPN report suggested OpTic Gaming’s investment in the Overwatch League is due, in part, by funding from Texas Rangers co-owner Neil …

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OpTic Gaming reportedly secures an Overwatch League slot and applies for LCS

North American esports organization OpTic Gaming has reportedly secured the Houston Overwatch League slot, according to an ESPN report. OpTic will receive investment funding from a group owned by Texas Rangers co-owner Neil Leibman, sources told ESPN. As with the other Overwatch League franchises, the Houston slot sold for $20 million, paid over time. OpTic is also reportedly looking to drop millions more on a North American League of Legends Championship Series spot after reaching …

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Friberg to compete on new OpTic Gaming roster

Three top names from Scandinavia will be crossing the pond to compete for one of North America’s top esports organizations. Former NiP entry-fragger Adam “friberg” Friberg, FaZe Clan’s previous AWPer Aleksi “allu” Jalli, and North star player Emil “Magiskb0Y” Reif will be competing for OpTic Gaming in the upcoming season of ESL Pro League. All teams looking to participate in the upcoming sixth season of the league were expected to submit a roster on Aug. …

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OpTic Gaming defeat Team EnVyUs twice to win CoD Champs 2017

The curse has finally been broken. After years of struggling at the biggest tournament of the year, OpTic Gaming has won the 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship. Seth “Scump” Abner, Matthew “FormaL” Piper, Damon “Karma” Barlow, and Ian “Crimsix” Porter initially lost to Team EnVyUs in the winners bracket finals earlier today—but they certainly got their revenge. OpTic kicked off the grand finals with a 250-135 win on Retaliation Hardpoint, but EnVyUs answered …

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OpTic Gaming advance to the grand finals with a win over Luminosity at CoD Champs 2017

After being defeated by Team EnVyUs in the winners bracket finals, OpTic Gaming had to immediately turn around and take on Luminosity Gaming in the losers bracket finals of the 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship. In a highly-anticipated series with arguably the two best players in the world—Matthew “FormaL” Piper and Sam “Octane” Larew—pitted against each other, OpTic swept the series to clinch their first CWL Championship grand finals appearance. Despite coming off …

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FaZe Look Gunless Against OpTic Gaming in Winners Semis | Call of Duty Championship 2017 | Esports News & Videos

FaZe Look Gunless Against OpTic Gaming in Winners Semis | Call of Duty Championship 2017 Call of Duty Championship 2017 Coverage Hub / Final Placements Winner’s Semifinals  OpTic Gaming: Scump, Karma, Crimsix, FormaL vs.  FaZe Clan: Attach, ZooMa, Enable, Gunless The Winner’s Semi Finals between FaZe and OpTic Gaming determined which team would move on to the Winner’s Finals against Team EnVyUs at the Call of Duty Championship. Breakout Hardpoint was an absolute bloodbath right from the …

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