The European team joined SK Gaming, Renegades, Astralis and OpTic, who were invited earlier. FaZe made an important change in the team by signing Nikola "NiKo" Kovač from mousesports. The Bosnian player has an unreal skill in the CS and thanks to him the team was able to take the second place at its first official IEM World Championship tournament.
To five teams will soon join three more. One of them will receive an invitation, and two will have to pass qualifications in China and Oceania. The tournament will be held May 6-7 in the Qudos Bank Arena and will have a prize fund of $ 200,000.
List of participants: FaZe, SK Gaming, Renegades, Astralis and OpTic.