'Game Fnatic' unveils the realities of being an eSports pro

Fnatic is a big name in professional League of Legends lore. Just four teams have claimed victory in the World Championship since the circuit began in 2011, and Fnatic was the first team to ever lift up the Summoner’s Cup. Since then, Fnatic has proven itself to be a top-tier League of Legends organization, attracting talent and fans from around the globe. Its current roster includes superstars Martin “Rekkles” Larsson, Fabian “Febiven” Diepstraten and Bora “YellOwStaR” Kim, all of whom have competed in World Championship tournaments.

But now, Fnatic is looking in an unlikely place for its next eSports star. In Game Fnatic, a 10-part video series, Engadget goes behind the scenes as four amateur and semi-pro players battle it out for a single spot on Fnatic’s League of Legends roster.

Each player brings a different set of skills and a unique personality to the Fnatic training house, where they’re put through strict practicing regimes with Fnatic staff watching their every move. It takes more than great reflexes and raw talent to be a true League of Legends star — these four candidates have to also prove that they’re able to play well with others and keep up with professional-level workloads.

Game Fnatic debuts on Engadget on October 6th, featuring interviews with current and former Fnatic team members, a glimpse at the organization’s eSports philosophies and, of course, plenty of League of Legends. Don’t miss the dreams, drama and Dravens.

Source: Engadget - Read the full article here

Author: Daily Tech Whip

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