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theScore esports Daily (March 29): Valve swaps Vertigo for Cache in Active Duty Group, Dafran retires from OWL, and CounterLegion announces new CS:GO roster

by Devin Jones a month ago
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theScore esports Daily is a once-a-day briefing covering the top news stories from around the world of esports.

Vertigo is in and Cache is out in Valve's latest patch

Cache has been removed from Active Duty Group and replaced with Vertigo, Valve revealed in a recent blog post.

Additionally, "A new music kit EZ4ENCE by The Verkkars is now available for purchase," as well as "a new Feral Predators Sticker Capsule," the post reads.

Recently, Valve introduced a controversial patch that significantly changes the in-game economy and how round loss bonuses worked.

RELATED: Extensive changes announced for CS:GO in latest patch

Those changes were experienced for the first time at the recent BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo tournament, which saw Astralis defeat Team liquid 2-1.

Atlanta Reign's Dafran retires from OWL

Atlanta Reign's Daniel “Dafran” Francesca announced his retirement from the Overwatch League via Twitter Thursday night.

In a Twitlonger post, Dafran cites his desire to stream full-time as the reason for retirement. He goes on to state that he'll be streaming under the Atlanta Reign banner.

The Atlanta Reign organization released its own statement saying Dafran "didn't want to draw attention to himself" while the team was competing during the Stage 1 playoffs, holding off on the announcement until they'd finished.

GamerLegion announces new CS:GO roster

Newly formed esports organization, GamerLegion, recently announced its CS:GO roster and it's filled with veteran talent.

The five-player squad consists of Adil “ScreaM” Benrlitom, Kevin “HS” Tarn, Hampus “hampus” Poser, Kévin “Ex6TenZ” Droolans and Tim “nawwk” Jonasson.

The team comes with some built-in chemistry as many of them played together with the Uruguay3.

Devin Jones is a content creator at theScore esports, you can follow him on Twitter.

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