A novel CS:GO organization, Strife, has announced their entry into the North American scene by picking up the team that had previously represented Recon 5.
Really excited to work with these guys on a long term project. We are going to do some amazing things together. Drop a follow 😄 https://t.co/vxYDQmODuH— Dylan Finch (@saturncsgo) August 30, 2021
When contacted by Dust2.us both Dylan "SATURN" Finch and Bobby "stamina" Eitrem sounded reinvigorated and excited for the future. stamina in particular noted:
We are super excited to work with an organization that really cares about the longevity of the North American scene. It’s super motivating to know that people still have a ton of interest in the growth of our scene, especially in CS:GO.
SATURN offered a bit more insight into the origins of Strife and how they came to be involved with the roster. Much like Extra Salt, Strife's ownership is comprised of esports-loving software engineers who were looking to invest in a CS:GO team. Strife will become the esports arm of Canadian software company, Ikarus.
SATURN is optimistic that this will be a mutually beneficial partnership:
With this team hopefully we find long term stability, and the plan is to grow Strife into a large North American esports brand.
Strife are now:
- Dylan "SATURN" Finch
- Keller "SLIGHT" Nilan
- Austin "AAustiN" Urb
- David "J0LZ" Jolin
- Bobby "stamina" Eitrem
- Ažbe "mindtr6cks" Frlan (Coach)
Strife will debut in ESEA Premier Season 38 against ONET4P this Tuesday at 8PM EDT.