Not too long ago, saying that you wanted to be a professional video game player would have would’ve been called a pipe dream. Passion and drive to compete, weren’t enough to make it a real career option. The landscape has shifted in recent years and “Professional Video Gamer” is a marketable and in demand skill set. Players who prove themselves are hired by larger teams who then send the player out to larger events to compete in international level tournaments. Some of these events offering prize pools in excess of $1,000,000. The world at large is beginning to take notice of these events and the crowds that they draw. All over the world fans gather in their local taverns and game stores to watch these tournaments on live streaming services or even broadcast televisions. As the audience grows so does the competitive crowd, with many teams working to stand at the forefront of the eSports community.
Onslaught Gaming is one of these teams. Started by Patrick O’Brien and his Brother James back in 2007. They cut their teeth while climbing the leader boards in the Gears of War series on the Xbox 360. Their drive passion for the game was the beginning of Onslaught, and with their management team Onslaught is fast growing to be a fierce contender in the eSports community. Onslaught is still a large contender in the Gears of War competitive scene following a recent resurgence of the games popularity. They have teams that compete in FPS games like Overwatch, and Call of Duty. With competitors in Hearthstone and Super Smash Bros competitive scenes as well the players of Onslaught gaming are spreading their mark and working their hardest to cover as many of these exciting and competitive games as possible.
With their acquisition Team Legendary, the team at Onslaught Gaming are hoping to take their seat at the head of the growing community for an new game called Battlerite. Battlerite is a skirmish themed MOBA game that pits small teams of two or three players against each other in fast paced but brutal matches. Usually games in this genre can range from between 30-45 minutes, in Battlerite a typical game lasts about 15 minutes. It’s this fast paced and aggressive game play that has caused the community within Battlerite to explode with teams competing internationally in tournaments for the still young title.
Onslaught Gaming has the passion and the skill to show that they have what it takes to be a household name from any spectrum of the eSports genre. It’ll be exciting to watch their continued growth and see their members making it to the top levels of tournaments on the international level! Keep an eye out for the Onslaught gaming logo the next time you watch a tournament online. You can also join their online community Discord channel to chat with members and keep up to date with any big news.
Read more about the team at www.onslaughtclan.com