Project Eversio Drop Overwatch Team

Last Saturday, on their official website, Project Eversio reluctantly dropped their Overwatch team for certain reasons. After sticking together for over a year, it wasn't their talent that led to this but external events which rocked the whole of the local scene. Read on as we discuss the news. 

Local competitive enthusiasts know their names, but for those who don't, they're listed below:

 Alan "Serenity" Ciantar
 Clinton "Cin" Caruana
 Cyril "Vortex" Coppini
 Daniel "Deathrow" Gatt
 Gary "R1k" Vella
 Marco "PK" Bugeja
 Matthew "Matli" Bajada
 Scott "YumaDrebel" Vella
 Wayne "Reed" Reed

Collectively, this line-up stunned everyone with a second place finish at the Malta eSports Festival 2016 and also enjoyed third place finishes at the AOC Malta Cyber Series Masters and THE MRO: Overwatch Open. An impressive legacy along with the fact that they got involved internationally too. 

The main reason why this had to end, according to Project Eversio's news post, was due to the following:

As uncertainty about the Overwatch League hit the European competitive scene, teams in Malta disintegrated, leaving nothing in terms of a local scene. Although a few remain committed to Overwatch, most of our players have moved on, looking for next competitive title.

The organisation definitely have a point, Overwatch is dying on the island and will likely not recover. Yet, the future remains bright for the mentioned professionals, who we'll surely see in future events in upcoming titles and perhaps older ones. Maybe we'll see them in action in The GO Malta eSports Festival which is coming up. 

We wish all the players and the organisation itself luck for the future. 

Posted by Gabriel Sciberras on 2nd October 2017, 12:49

I'm Gabriel - 19 year-old dental student attending university working as a part-time esports journalist. I've been doing this for 3 years now. Having worked with GMR Entertainment in the past, I've come on board to write some articles this summer :).

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