Despite being most popular in countries like the United States and various places around Europe, eSports has also developed a sizeable following in the UK. Popular games like Counterstrike and League of Legends have encouraged the creation of some pretty impressive organisations in the space. This post will tell you about some of the top eSports teams in the UK as of 2020…Alternatively, if you’re wondering how you can find an eSports team to join, check out this post to point you in the right direction!
Fnatic, also known as FNC are a professional eSports company that was founded back in July 2004. Their main headquarters is in London; however, they travel all around the world to participate in various tournaments. Currently have teams competing in games such as League of Legends, CS GO, DOTA 2 and Rainbow Six Siege. Their achievements stretch all the way back to their first prize win in 2011 for the maiden League of Legends Championship. According to Esports Earnings, the team have managed to accrue over $15.6 million from over 900 tournaments.
Misfits Gaming, previously known as Team Misfits, are another eSports team based in the UK. They began with League of Legends, as they slowly branched out into Fortnite, CS GO, Hearthstone, and even Super Smash Bros! They also run their own line of gaming merch with their signature rabbit logo, check out their website here!
The London Spitfires are a team dedicated to playing in the Overwatch league, with an entirely South Korean roster. Based in London England, they are a subsidiary of Jack Etienne’s eSports giant Cloud9. In 2018, they won their first Overwatch League Championship, and since then they’ve managed to win over $1.5 million from 13 tournaments!Checkout the latest news on the team here…
The USA is also home to some of the world’s biggest eSports companies who participate in a wide range of games, and one extraordinarily successful organisation is G2 Esports!