As a hockey team that owns, Vancouver's new professional eSports team will wear blue and green.
On Vancouver titans were discovered during the second interruption of Saturday's game Kanus, as the city's newest city team. They will play in the 20-team Overwatch League, which is represented by franchises on three different continents.
"We are thrilled to officially launch the Titans today and lead the prime-ministerial eSport team in Vancouver," said Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini in a statement. "When choosing our identity, we wanted to introduce a team that will react with fans in the northwest of the Pacific. With a local feeling and an experienced, experienced team, we are ready and we can not wait to compete for the titles at the highest level in eSports."
The Titans logo shows Sasquatch, which contains some subtle designs in it.
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– Canucks Team Store (@CanucksStore) December 1, 2018
"The colors of Vancouver Titans will be blue (primary), green (secondary) and white (accents) to represent the Vancouver greenery surrounded by the Pacific Ocean," the press release said. "Shades of colors signify strong, modern picks of Vancouver Canucks, yet they enable the Titans to develop their own style on the West Coast.
"The Titans logo is distinguished by the Sasquatch, a folklore figure synonymous with the Pacific Northwest, with a V-monogram in the nose for Vancouver and a mountain range at the top of the head. The titanium team's name is an indicator of the properties associated with Sasquatch – powerful , assertive and mythical being. "
– ?? Vancouver Titani (@VancouverTitans) December 2, 2018
Overwatch is a fast first-person game involving two six teams facing each other. Players can choose more than 20 characters in the game, each with its own unique style of play and design.
Founded in 2016, OWL follows a model similar to traditional professional sports leagues.
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– Overwatch League (@overwatchleague) October 10, 2018
The teams are also franchised and based in certain cities. Players are signed on minimum wage agreements and team owners have the ability to trade and acquire additional players through a free agency.
Kanux cooperates with the Canadian eSports organization Games of luminosity help the strategy of the team around the acquisition and development of players, key personnel, day-to-day operations and marketing.
The Titans catalog, which included former members of the Running, one of the most sought-after Overwatch teams in the world. The team recently won Oververch Containers 2018 Season 2: Korea, and defeated the South Korean World Cup team at Twenty-Four in an exhibition match.
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– Akira__ (@VV_Akira) December 1, 2018
The acquisition of eSports by Canucks came longer after Rogers Arena hosted a crowd to follow the Dota 2 International match.
The Titans will play outside Activision Studio in Burbank, California at the outset, but the plan is to hold games at the Rogers Arena by 2020.
With files from the Vincent Plan.