Team Vitality has entered the CS:GO scene with the announcement of a star-studded roster of French players.
Just hours after G2 Esports announced that they had released both Nathan ‘NbK’ Schmitt and Dan ‘apEX’ Madesclaire from their CS:GO roster, Vitality made a huge revelation detailing their new lineup.
Joining NbK and Apex will be fellow Frenchman Vincent ‘Happy’ Cervoni, Cédric ‘RpK’ Guipouy, and Mathieu ‘ZywOo’ Herbaut.
Team Vitality, while a name that CS:GO fans may be unaccustomed to, is no stranger to the larger esports world, notably fielding teams in Call of Duty, League of Legends, and PUBG.
The jump to CS:GO is one that has certainly been a long time coming for the organization and they have entered the scene with some of the biggest names in the game.
We are not perfect, not everything will be perfect. But we won't give up, we won't doubt, we are ready to handle our responsibilities. Together, everything is possible #VforVictory— Team Vitality (@Team_Vitality) October 8, 2018
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NbK is at the forefront of this team, as the video heavily focused on his struggles with staying passionate about the game. “For a short while, I thought about stopping. About leaving for new horizons. Even about leaving this continent,” NbK recalls in the video.
After regaining his focus, however, NbK decided to stick around and that led to him to Vitality where he will join four of his fellow countrymen on a roster that he refers to as a family.
For NbK, Apex, and Happy, this will be a reunion of sorts after the trio played together on Team EnVyUs before the team shook up the CS:GO scene back in 2017 when it swapped players with G2 Esports.
Happy and RpK, meanwhile, had been playing together on EnVyUs ever since that move in early 2017. ZywOo is a relatively new face to the scene, coming in at just 17 years old, but has been making waves even before making his major team debut.
Expectations for this latest French superteam will surely be high whenever they first take the stage together in the near future.
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