Optic gaming acquires The Dire Dota2 team


Famous North American organization Optic Gaming is venturing into world of Dota2. They have announced that they acquired PPD’s team previously known as “The Dire” which consists of some of the best players in recent years the game has saw.

Per Anders “Pajkatt” Olsson
Quinn “CCnC” Callahan
Ludwig “zai” Wahlberg
Rasmus “MISERY” Filipsen
Peter “PPD” Dager

So far this lineup played in qualifiers for PGL Minor in Bucharest, Romania and ukraineStarladder where they failed to win both. However they have managed to win King’s Cup where they bested teams like complexity gamingComplexity Gaming, vgjstormVGJ.Storm and Digital Chaos and received invite for Dota Pit Minor held in Split, Croatia.

With this type of lineup we can expect them to be contenders at each of Minor events, and certainly to qualify for playoffs in Majors.

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Marko Ladavac