Cloud9 Reveals Official Apex Legends Team

Cloud9 Apex Legends Team
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Esports team Cloud9 revealed that it has formed a full four-man team for Apex Legends. This marks yet another game that the organization already participates in. The new team is composed of some veterans from other esports.

The first member of the team is Jamison “PVPX” Moore, who had signed with the organization last February. He has been joined by Greg “Grego” McAllen, who was part of Cloud9's original Overwatch team. The two are joined by Justin “Chappie” Andrews and Joseph “Frexs” Sanchez, both of which are from Cloud9 as well, but competed in PUBG.

As an organization, Cloud9 participates in a wide range of esports tournaments that include PUBG, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Hearthstone, League of Legends, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Cloud9 had its beginnings when owner Jack Etienne bought the League of Legends roster from Quantic Gaming. Cloud9's success in League of Legends has allows the organization to expand and field teams in other esports. Its Heroes of the Storm team won the first championship back in 2015. The organization also has a CS:GO team, and was the first team from the U.S. to win a major championship. The Cloud9 team for Rocket League also won the Season 6 RLCS World Championship. Cloud9 is ranked 7 in terms of biggest esports organisations by social media following.

Released in February 2019, Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game published by Electronic Arts and developed by Respawn Entertainment. Since the launching, Apex Legends has broken a number of records, with the game reaching 1 million unique players in just eight hours after initial release. Within a month of its release, the game claims that it had reached 50 million players. Apex Legends has received favorable reviews and is considered the second highest reviewed game of 2019. In a week after its release, Respawn Entertainment immediately began conducting tournaments, with two having already taking place on February 12 and February 19. The next tournament is set for March 26, and will be hosted by Twitch Rivals.

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