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In a moment of surprise, it has been reported that Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez purchased OpTic Gaming back from the Immortals organization. At the time of this article, however, H3CZ himself has not confirmed or even COMMENTED on the report originally released by the news organization known as EsportsObserver.

In June of 2019, the Immortals bought OpTic Gaming from the investment firm that bought it from H3CZ originally. The investment firm refused to sell OpTic Gaming back to H3CZ at the time and it seemed like the previous owner, Ryan “J” Musselman, was to blame for refusing the sale. Some reported that the sale to H3CZ would have been for more money than the firm had actually sold OpTic Gaming to the Immortals for. The Immortals went through with the purchase and invested $25,000,000 for a franchise spot on the Call of Duty League. H3CZ joined up with NRG Esports after the sale of OpTic Gaming to the Immortals and they invested $25,000,000 themselves for a team franchise on the Call of Duty League and called the team the Chicago Huntsmen.

Now with the sale of OpTic Gaming back to H3CZ he will look to divest the Los Angeles Optic from the COD League and maintain his brand probably as a content creation team and street apparel business. The question remains, who will purchase the spot on the COD League and what will that team be called? What city or country will that slot represent?

Our guess is that DrDisrespect will purchase the CDL franchise spot from H3CZ and create the San Diego Champions Club.

We already know that no ADDITIONAL teams will be joining the league for 2021, so that is the only possibility at the moment for a new team is a transfer of a Franchise. We also know that there was definitely interest in expanding the league from new owners and franchisees but the CDL said they wanted to wait for expansion until after the global COVID-19 pandemic was settled.

Thanks for reading and we look forward to reporting more on OpTic Gaming in the future.

Reference/Source: EsportsObserver

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How To Try Out For FaZe Clan

How To Try Out For FaZe Clan

This is how to try out for FaZe Clan. They’ve decided to do a massive recruitment challenge known as the FaZe5. FaZe Clan will choose five (5) new members before the end of 2020.

FaZe Clan Try outs 2020 Recruitment Challenge

The FaZe 5

The FaZe Clan announced on August 24th, 2020 via a tweet that the “Sign-up for FaZe Clan’s 2020 Recruitment Challenge is officially OPEN. When all’s said and done, five people who try out will join FaZe… will it be you?” The tweet linked the official FaZe Clan website to learn more about the details of the FaZe Tryouts, but when you visit, it’s just a form to register your social media links. More than likely they will pull from this list and contact people they are interested in.

FaZe Clan

The FaZe Clan is a gaming lifestyle company with teams that compete in various esports. The company was founded on May 30th, 2010 and has it’s roots in the Call of Duty community. FaZe Clan is indisputably one of the strongest gaming communities in the world.

Call of Duty City Franchises Revealed

London, Seattle, and Chicago were revealed as Call of Duty city franchises.

Activision has announced the final three teams that will compete in the new franchise league.

NRG Esports brings Call of Duty to Chicago, ReKTGlobal to operate London team, Aquilini Group to lead Seattle organization.

The Chicago, London and Seattle franchises will be joining 2 Los Angeles teams, Atlanta, Florida, Minnesota, Dallas, Paris, Toronto and New York in the 12 city league for it’s inaugural season in 2020.

“We aspire for Call of Duty to be one of the biggest and best leagues on the planet. The addition of best-in-class organizations in Chicago, London, and Seattle is a strong step toward this ambition,” said Johanna Faries, Commissioner of Call of Duty Esports at Activision Blizzard Esports. “Alongside nine previously announced teams in Atlanta, Dallas, Florida, Los Angeles (2), Minnesota, New York, Paris, and Toronto, we are honored to partner with incredible organizations that share our commitment to delivering epic experiences for players and fans around the world.”

“NRG has loved Call of Duty and the competitive pro and amateur scene for a long time now. The formation of the new Call of Duty esports league provided the perfect opportunity for the org to jump in,” said Andy Miller, founder and CEO of NRG Esports and the upcoming Chicago team. “The prospect of having Chicago written across our teams’ chests was the icing on the cake. We hope to transfer our winning formula from the San Francisco Shock of the Overwatch League to the new Call of Duty esports league and our Chicago team.”

“On behalf of the entire ReKTGlobal organization, we are thrilled that we’ve landed the London team for Call of Duty,” added Amish Shah, Founder and Chairman of ReKTGlobal, Inc., operator of the upcoming London team. “My co-founder, Dave Bialek, and I feel that some of the most enthusiastic esports fans are based in London and we are not only excited but welcome the challenge to represent the city, while gaining larger visibility and growing our brand within the UK. Our core UK team is eager to bring the championship home with the support of the community, their family and friends, and investors. Wealso have a number of surprises in store for the fans so get your popcorn ready and join us on our championship journey.”

“Esports has shown extraordinary growth and we’re excited to continue to be at the forefront with a new Call of Duty esports team. We are thrilled with the performance of the Vancouver Titans in the Overwatch League in their inaugural season, and with the continued support and expertise of our partners at Luminosity and Enthusiast Gaming, we believe the new Call of Duty esports league is also well positioned for success,” said Francesco Aquilini, Managing Director of the Aquilini Group, operator of the Seattle team. “Along with the Titans, we look forward to continuing our engagement with the esports community in the Pacific Northwest with this new Seattle-based Call of Duty team, and delivering on our goal to create first-class fan experiences.”

Seattle’s partnership includes Luminosity Gaming, a mainstay in the Call of Duty World League. NRG Esports also operates San Francisco Shock in the Overwatch League. ReKTGlobal is the parent company of professional esports organization Rogue.