Team Envy kicks off Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 2 competition on July 5
DALLAS (July 2, 2018) – Envy Gaming, the parent company of esports group Team Envy and owners of the Dallas Fuel franchise in the Overwatch League, announce a return to Overwatch Contenders. The organization has signed five former EnVision Esports players – Casey “Buds” McIlwaine, William “Crimzo” Hernandez, Anthony “Fire” King, Bryan “iShiny” McCarthy and Caleb “McGravy” McGarvey – and announced the return of Ronnie “Talespin” DuPree to round out the Team Envy Overwatch Contenders roster. Talespin previously played with Team Envy in 2016.
Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 2: North America gets underway on July 3. Team Envy will face the Skyfoxes in the team’s first Overwatch Contenders match of the season on Thursday, July 5 at 7:45 p.m. CT.
Team Envy is one of the most successful competitive Overwatch organizations of all time, having won Overwatch Contenders 2017 Season 1 as well as major championships in APEX Season 1 and at MLG Vegas in 2016. EnVision released its Overwatch roster in June. For more information, follow Team Envy on Twitter at @TeamEnVyUs.
Team Envy Overwatch Contenders Roster:
- McGravy (@McGravy) – flex-tank, team captain
- Buds (@budsOW) – DPS
- Crimzo (@iCrimzo) – support
- Fire (@Fire_OW) – support
- iShiny (@iShiny) – tank
- Talespin (@EnVy_Talespin) – DPS
About Envy Gaming
Envy Gaming, Inc. is the owner and operator of popular esports franchise Team Envy and Overwatch League franchise the Dallas Fuel. Founded as a professional Call of Duty team in 2007, owner Mike Rufail has grown the Dallas-based organization into one of the largest and most-winning esports groups in the world. Today, Envy Gaming competes, streams and produces content across nine different titles including Overwatch, Call of Duty, CS:GO, PUBG, Street Fighter V, Rocket League, Paladins, FIFA and Fortnite. Envy was named the 2016 Esports Team of the Year.