Team RivaL signs Matthew ‘Xzax’ Liberatore
November 17, 2016 - Super Smash Bros
Northern California Super Smash Bros. for Wii U actor Matthew “Xzax” Liberatore has assimilated multi-game esports classification Team RivaL as a first-ever fighting diversion player.
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The pierce comes after Xzax split ways with former group Enemy during a finish of Oct and began looking for a new home. After vocalization with several teams, Xzax came to terms for a understanding — that have not been disclosed — with Team RivaL.
“Being concerned in a FGC and Smash in sold is something that we have been looking into for awhile now simply since of how singular a stage is and how those concerned in it are some of a many die tough fans in all of rival gaming,” Team RivaL co-founder Tyler West tells ESPN. “One of a categorical things we were looking for was not usually a actor that could contest during a high turn though also one that would be means to paint RivaL as an active member in a village that will support us during RivaL in creation a pull to furnish unchanging and peculiarity rival gaming content, that we trust we have found with Xzax.”
Prior to expanding to Smash, RivaL had teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Smite and World of Tanks. RivaL tells ESPN that if they find success with Xzax, a group will pursue other acquisitions in both Smash and other fighting games.
“If things go as good as we devise with this investment into Smash and Xzax, we can usually saying a seductiveness in fighting games growing,” West says.
Xzax is now ranked 39th on a Panda Global Super Smash Bros. for Wii U rankings, that were expelled in May 2016. While Xzax did not attend a Evolution Championship Series, Community Effort Orlando, or Super Smash Con, he’s taken ninth during both LVL UP EXPO 2016 and 2GGT: Mexico Saga, as good as fifth during 2GGT: Fresh Saga. His usually vital eventuality of a year, Genesis 3, saw him take 17th.