Epsilon replace Na`Vi in ECS Dev. *
The list of teams for the ECS Development League has been updated, with FACEIT announcing that the spot of Natus Vincere will be filled with Epsilon.
The Development League, created as a stepping stone to the main ECS competition, is set to begin on the 9th of September, with eight teams from Europe and North America competing for the two spots that lead to the promotional playoffs.
When the initial invites were released Natus Vincere were one of the teams on the list, but the Ukrainian organization withdrew from the competition only a few days later. The team to replace them will be Epsilon - whose Joakim "disco doplan" Gidetun recently ended his stint as a stand-in for NiP.
disco doplan reunites with Epsilon after a short adventure with NiP
With the news of Natus Vincere's replacement, the list of teams for the ECS Development League is as follows:
|GODSENT (Invite)||Immortals (Invite)|
|FlipSid3 (Invite)||SK (Invite)|
|Gambit (Invite)||Renegades (Invite)|
|Epsilon (Invite)||Selfless (Invite)|
|passions (Open qualifier #1) *||RONIN (Open qualifier #1)|
|Tricked (Open qualifier #2)||Prospects (Open qualifier #2)|
|Heroic (Open qualifier #3)||SofaKingGood (Open qualifier #3)|
|Preparation (Open qualifier #4)||paiN (Open qualifier #4)|
*AGG recently released their team following the departure of Karol "rallen" Rodowicz and Damian "Furlan" Kislowski to Kinguin. Their spot in the league has been given to the second placed team of the first qualifier, passions.
ECS Development League will last until September 27, the promotional matches are set to take place after that - followed by the start of ECS Season 2 on October 7.