OverActive Media, the group behind the new Toronto eSports team that joins the Overwatch League, today revealed its name and colors.
The Toronto Defiant is one of eight new teams that join the lineups this year in Canada. Vancouver will also have a team, but still has to announce its name.
After jumping from the Canadian Olympic team to eSports, CEO Over Overconditioner Chris Overholt says his team has put a lot of time and effort into this company and is looking forward to seeing them People.
"We have worked very hard in the last few months," Overholt said. "We know that this does not happen overnight and we are really grateful for our fans."
The announcement was made to a sold-out crowd at Berkeley Church in downtown Toronto. According to Overholt, the interest was unexpected, and the tickets for the event were sold out in 1
"We are very pleased with the support of our fans," Overholt said.
The color palette from which the property had to be selected was created by Blizzard Entertainment, the company that developed the game and the league. The OverActive Media team chose red, black, white and pewter, not only because of its imposing nature in competition, but also because they believe it captures the spirit of Toronto.
It also resembles the Canadian Olympic team with a palette that Overholt knows from his previous work at the Olympic team.
"It has a small lead", help Overholt. "While we continued, we spent a lot of time discussing that Toronto is a world-class city, as well as its sandiness."
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According to Overholt, the Defiant name does not necessarily contradict anything, but to "embody the endemic sense of standing".
"There is a bit of wear on the logo," Overholt said. "We added that because we believe it represents the resilience and dirtiness of our city and we believe we will be strong representatives not only of the league but also of the area we cover."
Toronto was in the Atlantic Division of the league and will fight for the championship when the 2019 season begins on February 14th.
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