Vitality officially came together at the start of October, and have been battling through online qualifiers since, with varying success. The French side managed to qualify for DreamHack Open Atlanta and LOOT.BET Cup #3 in Malta, but failed to make it to DreamHack Open Winter and are yet to secure a spot in the Closed Qualifier for the Minor.
faculty was a part of the team since its inception, with the former CS 1.6 player, who has written books on esports and coaching since retiring, placed in the coaching position. faculty did not explain the reasons behind him stepping down from the team, only that "the disappointment is great" and that he wishes the best to the team.
As of now, Vitality is down to just the five players:
La déception est grande, mais mon aventure avec Vitality se termine aujourd'hui. J'espère -sincèrement- que l'équipe parviendra à atteindre ses objectifs malgré tout.— Philippe Rodier (@faculty07) November 13, 2018