The Envy identify is now fully out of esports, as OpTic rises from the ashes.
For the reason that merger between Envy and OpTic again on November ninth, 2021, little has been heard from Envy in esports. Whereas they nonetheless had groups competing in video games resembling Rocket League and Valorant, one after the other all of them began to take the identify of OpTic as a substitute. With the larger model and extra related identify, it appeared to be a good selection.
The groups slowly transitioned, and now Envy Gaming has fully disappeared from all esports titles with the announcement of OpTic Rocket League.
Envy Gaming Retires Esports Model
With OpTic Gaming having the larger attain of the 2, it made sense to switch all groups to OpTic. Envy had the backing, and because the merger was introduced it appeared inevitable. Placing sources into each names was complicated for followers and workers alike, however it’s unhappy to see such a legendary identify now gone.
In a podcast with OpTic Founder H3CZ, Envy Founder Hastro mentioned, “I had at the back of my thoughts there was a possible to sundown Envy and make investments all our sources in OpTic. Principally, what we’re going to do is take the Envy model out of esports proper now.”
“The phrase profound is an understatement when describing my feeling for what now we have achieved with Envy” mentioned Hastro, “It’s humbling to consider all the pieces we’ve achieved.”
— Mike Rufail (@hastr0) June 27, 2022
For now, Envy has retired its esports model. We’ll wait and see how far OpTic can go, or perhaps a doable return of Envy sooner or later.