The Gfinity Elite Pro Series is promising big things for the UK CS:GO, Rocket League and Street Fighter V scenes.
The competition will see a total of eight organizations field teams across the three games, drafting players via an online Challenger Division. It will all be played out at the Gfinity Arena in the heart of London.
It has now been revealed who the sixth of the eight total brands involved will be as Team Endpoint joins exceL Esports, Prophecy, Infused, Reason Gaming and Team EnVyUs.
Endpoint is a UK based organization who currently field a British squad in CS:GO, competing at recent international events including the Copenhagen Games and WCA China.
Gfinity’s Neville Upton made a statement about the latest signing.
“The addition of Endpoint to the Gfinity Elite Series is hugely significant as it supports our quest to back UK talent and will make the competition even more exciting for everyone involved. Their expertise and standing, even as a relatively young team in eSports shows that we are serious about our intention to take eSports in the UK to the next level.
We are passionate about investing in home-grown players and teams and the Gfinity Elite Series is a fast-paced and thrilling way for us to do this.”
Adam ‘Adz’ Jessop, CEO Endpoint Esports Ltd, also commented.
“It’s an honour to be invited to compete within the Gfinity Elite Series. Since returning to the UK eSports scene and founding Endpoint, the progression and opportunities within the UK have been rapidly evolving and I believe that the Gfinity Elite Series marks the next big step in that evolution.
We have been working hard to position ourselves at the top of the UK scene whilst also embracing the community wherever possible, and we are proud to be able to continue that work as one of the 8 Elite Series franchises. Competing within such a prestigious competition will help us continue our rapid growth, whilst enabling us and our partners to reach a wider audience.”
Gfinity recently announced the Elite Series was delayed in order to bring onboard a host of senior executives who’ve worked in television and other sports including the UFC.
At the time of writing in the Challenge Series Leaderboards, there are 175 Street Fighter V players, 1825 Rocket League players and 5850 CS:GO players.