Optic Gaming is an American esports company that was founded in 2006 by a group of gaming enthusiasts who wanted to compete in Call of Duty. The association is famous for its squads that specialise in COD, Halo, Gears of War, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, League of Legends and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.
Optic Gaming CS: GO team was founded in January 2016 consisting of former Conquest team members. Optic’s very first match was at the ELEAGUE Road to Vegas winning them a prize of $35K. The highest accomplishment so far for Optic Gaming was winning over Astralis at the premier event, ELEAGUE Season 2, to claim a reward of $400K.
In 2017, Optic Gaming has competed in esports tournaments such as Eleague Major: Atlanta 2017, DH Masters Las Vegas, CS Summit, IEM Sydney, Subaru Invitational, ESL One: Cologne. They have also participated in a number of qualifying matches such as EPICENTER, PGL Major Krakow 2017, IEM Oakland. Optic will be taking part in the upcoming CS Summit in 2018 held in February 2018.
Dota 2 Lineup
Optic Gaming created their professional dota 2 team in September 2017, acquiring The Dire squad. A few roster changes have seen, Misery leave to join Evil Geniuses while Saksa stepped in to play temporarily till the end of 2017. Playing alongside ppd the captain, Pajkatt, CC&C, Zai is their latest addition tot he dota lineup is 33 and together work to achieve more success in esports tournaments.