North American team joins Cloud9, Virtus.Pro, Astralis and TyLoo.
DreamHack Las Vegas keep giving everyday invites to the teams. This time, organizers decided to invite OpTic Gaming, a team that has recently won ELEAGUE Season 2.
A couple of months ago, the team demonstrated quite disappointing results, and hardly qualified to big events where tool the latest places. Currently, this is one of the favorites. For the last month, a team became the winner of Northern Arena 2016 - Montreal and ELEAGUE Season 2, and took the second place on Esports Championship Series Season 2 - Finals losing the match against Astralis.
Previously, Cloud9, Astralis and Virtus.Pro received direct invites, and TyLoo managed to pass through the direct invitations.
The tournament is scheduled on February 18-19 in Las Vegas, USA. The tournament is the part of DreamHack Las Vegas esports festival. The overall number of participants is 16, 8 teams will receive direct invites from the organizers. The prize pool of the event is $450,000. The event will be hosted by MGM Grand Garden Arena with 17,000 places capacity.