We have finalized our roster for Contenders, please welcome @Masaaow to the team as our main support, @nilow as the flex dps and @rCk_ow as our new flex tank! You can see the new roster in action at Assembly Winter 2018 next weekend. pic.twitter.com/a5b29sqV1V— Team Gigantti (@TeamGigantti) January 26, 2018
The newest additions to the team are masaa, nil, and rCk. masaa, formerly tappomasa, will be the team's main support, a role he played for NYYRIKKI Esports. nil, who will be the team's flex DPS, will be playing for the first time since last year's PIT Championship, where he played for ALTERNATE aTTax during the open qualifiers. rCk will be switching from DPS, his role while on ENCE eSports, to flex tank. He will be reuniting with former ENCE teammates lhcloudy and Ripa.
The new players will be joining Davin, lhcloudy and Ripa to complete the roster. Davin played for Gigantti during Contenders Season One Europe, in which the team was crowned the best in Europe. The team added Ripa and lhcloudy back in December.
Notably absent from the roster is zappis, the team's former flex tank and backbone of Overwatch's top Finnish rosters since the game's release. It is unknown where he will be playing next.
Gigantti will be seeking to defend their Contenders title in Contenders Europe 2018 Season 1, planned to begin in March.
The finalized Team Gigantti roster is: