The Aquilini Group has proudly presented the newest team to the Overwatch League: The Vancouver Titans. 

The new team was officially unveiled over the weekend. The Titans were presented at Vancouver’s Roger Arena during the NHL (National Hockey League) game between the Dallas Stars and Vancouver Canucks.

The visual identity of the team will adopt Vancouvers local feel. The Titans will be sporting highlighting colours, geographical elements and folklore associated with Canada’s West Coast. 

 Managing director of The Aquilini Group, Francesco Aquilini, spoke on the establishment of the new team. 

Meet the team behind the Vancouver Titans

“We are thrilled to officially launch the Titans today and to bring a premier global esports team to Vancouver,” He said. 

“In choosing our identity we wanted to introduce a team that would resonate with fans in the Pacific Northwest, representing the power and beauty of the outdoors. With a local feel and an experienced, skilled team, we are ready and can’t wait to have the Titans compete at the highest level in esports.”

Within their launch, the Titans also announced the teams roster. Announcing one of their teammates was a former member of RunAway, who are renowned as being one of the best Overwatch teams in the league. 

A former team RunAway member is set to join the roster for the Vancouver Titans

RunAway recently won Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 2: Korea and defeated the Overwatch South Korean World Cup team in an exhibition match, making them one of the most sought-after teams during the offseason.

The Vancouver Titans will be putting their best foot forward as they take on the Overwatch League championship from 15 February, 2019 AEDT/NZDT.

To follow all of the action and updates from the team, you can follow their social media with their Twitter and Instagram.

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