One of India’s premier organizations in competitive esports, Orangutan, has added No Lucario to their fifth roster, giving them automatic entry into the Pokemon UNITE World Championship 2022, which will be held in London from August 18th to 21st, 2022.
The 2022 UNITE Championship Series culminates with the $500,000 USD prize purse for the Pokémon Unite World Championship, which serves as the World Championship. The top teams throughout the entire year have qualified for this competition. 16 teams, including No Lucario, Secret Ship, Renaissance, Eternity, Revenant Esports, and IX Gaming, to mention a few, are invited to this competition. The $100,000 USD prize money will go to the event winners.
No Lucario new Pokemon UNITE roster for 2022
The Singaporean squad No Lucario participated in the Asian Pacific qualifier. Additionally, they held the title of Pokemon UNITE Asian Pacific Champions. This demonstrates Orangutan’s desire to compete in the global esports market.
With this attitude of never giving up, Orangutan has expanded globally and is aiming for a new market, despite recent news about Battlegrounds Mobile India shaking the Indian esports scene. Orangutan’s team, No Lucario consists of:
- Bryan Khoo Chin How
- Tay Leong Jie
- Chuang Fu Yuan
- Tang Khoon Seng
- Devsen Putra Lie
Yash Bhanushali, Founder of Orangutan said “Pokemon as a word has immense nostalgic value, and the fact that we can have a team represent our country while celebrating our nation’s 75th year of Independence gives me a lot of pride.”
With the addition of Pokemon UNITE, Orangutan has officially entered the fourth game in professional esports. In addition to a competitive team in the PC game Valorant, Orangutan now has esports teams in Battlegrounds Mobile India, Free Fire, and Pokemon UNITE. In the upcoming years, Orangutan plans to compete in a tonne more esports competitions.
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