FACEIT's Esports Championship Series, a premiere Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league, has revealed the full lineup of teams that will compete from North America and Europe in Season 5.

ECS will return to SSE Arena, Wembley for the Season 5 Finals where they will compete for a part of the $750,000 USD prize pool. Season 4 champions, FaZe Clan, highlight the teams returning to compete in Season 5. They will face off against previous ECS winners, SK Gaming, Astralis, and G2 Esports.


The Qualifiers saw GODSENT holding onto its place in ECS after an upset victory over Na'Vi. Gambit, CompLexity, Rogue and eUnited also claimed their spots in the open qualifiers.


The full list of teams to compete in ECS Season 5 are as follows:


European teams

  • Astralis
  • FaZe Clan
  • Fnatic
  • G2 Esports
  • Gambit
  • GODSENT
  • Mousesports
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Team EnVyUs
  • Virtus.pro


North American teams

  • Cloud9
  • CompLexity
  • eUnited
  • Luminosity Gaming
  • NRG Esports
  • OpTic Gaming
  • Renegades
  • Rogue
  • SK Gaming
  • Team Liquid


The action is set to begin on March 13, with all the action streamed on ​YouTube Gaming.​


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