With OGN’s second season of APEX approaching, Cloud9 has now recruited former NRG member: Daniel ‘Gods’ Graeser to their starting lineup. In the ever changing meta within the Overwatch competitive scene, lineups and players need to changed as well as be flexible in order to maintain consistent results. Graeser will be accompanied by teammates Lane ‘Surefour’ Roberts and Lucas ‘Mendokusaii’ Hakansson as flex players for the team. Each of these players will be carrying out the varying tasks and responsibilities of each role within Overwatch. Graeser will be stepping in for Kyle ‘KyKy’ Souder as he will be stepping down from the starting roster.
Graeser stated that he is “very excited to be joining Cloud9. Becoming part of such an amazing organization is definitely a huge opportunity for my career, and I can’t wait to see all that we can accomplish together” and went onto state that he is “also excited to be joining this roster of incredibly skilled players who know what it takes to win at the highest levels and are putting in the work to make that happen”. You can read more about Cloud9 and Graeser’s statement, here.
For those unaware of OGN Overwatch APEX Season 2, the league is set to begin on January 17 live from the OnGameNet broadcast studio in Seoul, South Korea. Cloud9 alongside three more western invite teams, will be facing off against twelve top South Korean teams. These Sixteen teams will be divided into four groups (A, B, C, and D). Cloud9 is placed in group C alongside CONBOX S, KD Uncia, and AFreecs B. If you are interested in watching Cloud9 play on stage, tune into OGN’s Global Twitch Channel as they play against CONBOX Spirit live on January 21st at 2 a.m. PST and January 20th at 7 p.m. KST. To see Cloud9’s updated roster as well as to find the Cloud9 Overwatch team’s social pages, check out their official team page right here
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