A well-recognized face has picked up the previous XSET Rainbow Six Siege roster and training employees, in addition to their certified spot on the upcoming Six Invitational. The newly fashioned M80 group, based by former XSET COO Marco Mereu, acquired the whole staff at the moment.
M80 picked up the NA/Brazilian roster in its entirety: Evan “Yoggah” Nelson, Zachary “SpiriTz” Dionne, Leonardo “Kyno” Figueiredo, Arthur “GMZ” Oliveiram, and Lucas “DiasLucasBr” Dias, along with coaches Igor Vivas and Matheus “Budega” Figueiredo.
The roster will compete beneath the M80 banner on the Six Invitational in Montreal in February, based on Hunter Cooke of the Sports activities Enterprise Journal, having certified through factors earned from regional league play and each the Charlotte and Berlin Main. M80 has already submitted an software to turn out to be part of Siege‘s North American League, however that software is presently beneath overview by Ubisoft. The NAL is shifting to a closed league format beginning in 2023.
The spot within the NAL and the roster’s availability have been each created by Mereu’s authentic group XSET opting to “not take part” in Siege esports. XSET has parted methods with its VALORANT, Siege, and Rocket League rosters over the previous couple of months however is wanting so as to add three “new esports groups” in 2023.
That is Mereu’s second huge esports staff acquisition prior to now month after signing a proficient NA VALORANT roster comprised of former Ghost, NRG, and Version1 expertise to compete within the upcoming NA Challengers League.
Mereu advised Cooke and the SBJ that M80 is backed by non-public funding and VC cash, along with some private funding of his personal cash. He additionally stated that now could be the time to “double down” on esports investments, including that different organizations ought to spend “extra time making an attempt to be like [YouTube influencer] MrBeast.” Coincidentally, MrBeast has expressed his personal curiosity in creating an esports group, one that will compete within the prime tier of League of Legends esports.
The brand new M80 Siege roster will reportedly boot camp for the upcoming Six Invitational in São Paulo, Brazil.