After four years with countless championships and other achievements, Cloud9 has closed down Overwatch Union Academy team, British Hurricane team, earlier this week. British Storm is the team of Spitfire Academy London in Overwatch Contenders, and both Spitfire and Hurricane are owned by Cloud9.
All players and coaches associated with British Hurricane will be launched by the end of 2021 when Cloud9 ceases all team-related activities, the company disclosed on its website. While Cloud9 did not give an exact reason as to why the Academy team was disbanded, the organization seems to be moving towards its other efforts in other games, as well as towards the future of the game. main team. Overwatch League Team, London Spitfire.
Over the life of the team, British Hurricane has achieved many achievements on behalf of Cloud9. Notably, they went through the entire Contenders 2020 season without losing a single game against any other European team, winning both Season Two and the Glove at the end of the year. This year, they successfully held onto that first place at the end of Contenders Season 1 and the beginning of Season 2. They then dropped to third place this past October as part of Season Three.
Main of Cloud9 Overwatch The League team, the London Spitfire, is still on track to compete in the upcoming OWL season early next year. The destination of the team members and staff of Storm Anh affected by this sudden announcement is still unknown.
The next season of OWL is slated to begin in Spring 2022, using the development of Overwatch 2 for all matches. Release date for Overwatch 2 has not yet been revealed.
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