The eSports organization Renegades has recently been reacquired by Boston Celtics Forward Jonas Jerebko; as of the new rebranding, teams in both CS:GO and Call of Duty will be competing under the Renegades banner.
Alongside the new ownership and management, the organization has relocated from Los Angeles to Detroit, and has traded their boy band-esque attire for a set of new jerseys!
The Motor City welcomes the Renegades. pic.twitter.com/DHHE1JnmrM
— Renegades (@Renegades) August 30, 2016
The Renegades CS:GO team is currently competing in the NA ESL Pro League as well as Turner’s ELEAGUE, which brings the opportunity for teams and matches to be broadcasted through live television on TBS.
At the $2 million Call of Duty XP World Championship, the Renegades banner will be waved above the former Dream Team roster, as they compete against 32 other international teams in the epic conclusion to competitive play for Black Ops 3.
“I plan to operate our organization in the same fashion that NBA teams function – with respect and support for the players and an appreciation for the fans. The eSports industry is evolving, and the parallels to mainstream sports are becoming clearer. I hope my experience in sports can positively impact Renegades and, in turn, the eSports industry.” – Jonas Jerebko
The Renegades organization will also be considering the acquisition of teams in Halo, Overwatch, and additional eSports.
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