Gen G. is ready to take on another esports league. With teams already competing in titles such as Overwatch, League of Legends, Player Unknown’s Battleground, and more, the South Korean organization has put together quite the Call of Duty roster to compete in the COD World League.
The announcement, coming in the early morning hours on Thursday, announced the signing of the US-based Call of Duty esports squad Team Space to compete in the Call of Duty World League. This addition to their portfolio of teams give Gen G another top-tier program to manage.
“We are thrilled to announce this new team that will make a great addition to our organization,” said Nathan Stanz, Gen.G General Manager. “I knew from my first meeting with them that this was the right team to sign to Gen.G. With their unique combination of experience, hunger, and teamwork we expect them to only get better from here.”
Below are the list of players joining the Gen.G organization led by Captain Spacely and formerly known as Team Space.
- Michael “Spacely” Schmale
- Chance “Maux” Moncivaez
- Michael “MajorManiak” Szymaniak
- Jared “Nagafen” Harrell
- Colt “Havok” McLendon
From the release:
This team caught the attention of Gen.G due to their recent successes and accomplishments during the CWL Pro League Qualifier event. Gen.G is constantly scouting the best talent in esports and this group proved to be the perfect fit due to their competitive nature.
Gen.G’s new Call of Duty World League team will have access to all of Gen.G’s resources including the future Los Angeles headquarters. Gen.G will provide the team with all support needed to have a successful season.
“With the signing of this Call of Duty World League team, we are continuing to strengthen our presence in the US by tapping into the console esports market and one of the largest video game franchises of all time,” said Arnold Hur, Gen.G’s Chief Growth Officer.
The team will be competing under the Gen.G banner at the CWL Pro League, where the sixteen best professional Call of Duty esports teams compete across a twelve-week regular season to battle for placement into the CWL Finals. CWL Pro League begins on February 4, 2019, and broadcasts Monday – Thursday.