The South African Call of Duty scene has received a boost after one of the biggest brands in the region picked up a team.
The Bravado Gaming brand are well known for their CS:GO team, who frequently travel to international events worldwide in order to compete.
On Tuesday February 21st, the organisation announced they had picked up a South African Call of Duty team.
The squad has featured at various tournaments under the Astra name,
Although the SA scene are still absent in Activision’s CWL plans, the region hosts regular tournaments by local organisers, both online and offline, with major plans for expansion.
Bravado CEO and owner, Andreas ‘Cent’ Hadjipaschali, made a statement on the team website.
“I’m excited that Bravado Gaming has ventured into the local console market. I think we’ve found the perfect combination of players who are motivated, dedicated and willing to take their e-sports careers to the next level. This initiative has been one we’ve been looking at for the last couple of years, but finally, now that we’ve acquired additional human and financial resources, we’re ready to implement!
I would like to welcome Dillon and his team to the Bravado Gaming family with open arms. The staff, management and players of our brand will ensure that the individuals are treated with full respect. Simultaneously we’ll work hard to ensure that these individuals can grow themselves into superstars and aspiring individuals to our console scene. Welcome to Bravado Gaming!”