United Kingdom – March 5, 2019 – Today we are thrilled to announce Method’s first entry into Path of Exile by the signing of Zizaran, nugiyen, Havoc and Steelmage.
If you are an active member of the Path of Exile (PoE) community then these names should be familiar to you but in case you are not, let us assure you that this team comes with countless achievements and a depth of experience. Besides the many World First titles and countless first level 100’s, the team also has the current record holder of most time streamed on Twitch in 30 days (505 hours): Zizaran.
Kjetil “Zizaran” Kippervik:
I'm super excited to join Method to try to help bring about a larger Esports community in Path of Exile, I think Method is going to be an amazing fit and that we will make an excellent team together.
Sascha Steffens, Method co-owner, co-founder:
This is more than an announcement of Method’s participation in a new game. Our ambition is to help shape Path of Exile as an esports. There is a lot of work ahead of us but we are confident that signing this incredible roster is the first step on a long path of success.
Make sure to circle March 8 on your calendar as Zizaran, nugiyen, Havoc and Steelmage will face their first big challenge under Method: The release of Path of Exile’s newest expansion “Synthesis”.
Furthermore, we will host Method’s first Path of Exile community groupfound race with a guaranteed prize pool of $3000 a couple of weeks into the launch of the Synthesis expansion. More details about this race will be published soon.
About Path of Exile
Developed by Grinding Gear Games, Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast. It is designed around a strong online item economy, deep character customisation and competitive ladder races. The game is completely free and will never be "pay to win" according to the game's developer.
From a World of Warcraft guild to a global esports organization. Founded in 2005 by Scott ‘Sco’ McMillan and based in the UK, Method is today consisting of 10 teams featuring 80 world class players across 6 different games: World of Warcraft, Fortnite, Rocket League, PUBG, Injustice 2 and Path of Exile.
More than an esports team, content creation is one of Method’s core foundations. Besides housing one of the largest live stream teams in esports, Method is the host of original event series such as the Method Majors and the Race to World First.