Method Timeline

Over 15 years of history: from the Method guild forming in 2005 to now.

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Jun 2020

Method hosts its first Warcraft 3 tournament under the Method Mayhem brand.

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Jun 2020

Method celebrates it's 15 year anniversary on the 5th June.

Jun 2020

Method hosts its first Heroes of the Storm tournament under the Method Mayhem brand.

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May 2020

Method hosts it's first Starcraft 2 tournament under the Method Mayhem brand.

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May 2020

Method partner with MSI to present the Ny’alotha Showdown: Method versus Aversion, the first time a raid race has been done since 2014.

Apr 2020

Method partners with Douyu, broadcasting the RWF to a Chinese audience and giving Chinese viewers the ability to directly engage with Method’s players.

Apr 2020

Method launches it's ‘Method Rush’ brand with the Path of Exile Race Season 1.

Mar 2020

Method launches it's ‘Method Mayhem’ brand with 3v3 WoW PvP competitions in both NA & EU.

Feb 2020

Method launches it's 24/7 channel (twitch.tv/method). Broadcasting 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Feb 2020

Method hosts the Race to World First: Ny'alotha.

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2019

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Dec 2019

Method provides coverage for the Path of Exile Awakener event, an event that Method player Darkee wins.

Nov 2019

Method Black win the AWC 2019 Grand finals, becoming world champions.

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Nov 2019

Method EU and Method NA MDI teams compete at the MDI 2019 Grand Finals and achieve 1st and 2nd respectively.

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Oct 2019

Method hosts the WoW Classic Dueler’s League with Tipsout, with a prize pool of $45,000.

Sep 2019

Method Black place 2nd at the AWC Summer Finals.

Aug 2019

Method celebrates the launch of WoW classic with hosting the Classic Race to World First with WSOE in Las Vegas, featuring over 20 players on-site and 12 on-screen talent.

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Jul 2019

Method hosts the Race to World First: The Eternal Palace.

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Jun 2019

Method NA and Method EU MDI teams compete at the MDI Spring Finals (LAN Sydney) and achieve 1st and 2nd respectively.

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May 2019

Method Black and Method Orange PvP teams competed in the 2019 Spring Finals, placing 3rd and 8th respectively.

Apr 2019

Method attended TwitchConEU, with content creators streaming from the event and competing in the Twitch Rivals (Apex Legends) invite tournament.

Mar 2019

Method enters Path of Exile, with the team of Zizaran, Nugiyen, Havoc and Steelmage.

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Jan 2019

Method host the Race to World First: Battle of Dazar’alor.

Increasing the scale of the event with more Method Raiders present along with a wider range of special guests that commentated the event. The event received a peak viewership of 260 thousand, 6.5 million unique viewers and 609 million minutes watched. Method claims the world first on Jaina.

Jan 2019

Method partners with CORSAIR

2018

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Dec 2018

Method competes at the Gfinity Elite Series Season 4 finals achieving 2nd overall for the franchise, 1st for Rocket League, 2nd for Fifa and 5th for Street Fighter V.

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Nov 2018

Method Orange win BlizzCon 2018 AWC

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Sep 2018

Method hosted the first LIVE Race to World First: Uldir event from the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London.

The event broadcast multiple raider’s PoVs with commentary from both Method Raiders and special guests. The event received a peak viewership of 263 thousand concurrent viewers, 6 million unique viewers and 569 million minutes watched. Method claims the world first on G’huun.

Aug 2018

Method release new 2019 Jersey.

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Aug 2018

Method partners with Wowhead.

Aug 2018

SylverRye Finishes in the Top 8 of EVO

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Aug 2018

Method Partners with MSI.

Aug 2018

Method HotS compete in the 2018 Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Phase #2 Western Clash, placing 4th.

Jul 2018

Method PUBG compete in the PUBG PAN-Continental with a top 5 finish.

May 2018

Method Black is formed with Whaaz, Chas, Raiku, and Swapxy

Apr 2018

Method HotS team compete in the 2018 Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Phase #1 Europe Pro League, finishing 3rd place.

Feb 2018

Method PUBG competes at IEM Katowice, finishing 6th.

Feb 2018

Method NA (MDI) is formed with Jdotb, Shakib, Darkee, Marvin, and Mittbitt.

Feb 2018

Method Orange is formed with Cdew, Mes, Trill, and Samiyam

Feb 2018

Method EU (MDI) is formed with Fragnance, Frankstér, Gingi, Imbanane and Naowh.

Feb 2018

Method venture into Fortnite with a team consisting of jetpacksGG, MartinCreek, NoizeehRuns and Rasmusenn.

Jan 2018

Method enters Heroes of the Storm (HotS) with a team roster of Cursen, Nic, Atheroangel, scHwimpi and Arcaner.

2017

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Dec 2017

Method guild achieve World First Argus.

Nov 2017

The Method PUBG roster is finalised and invited to compete and place 8th at IEM XII Oakland PUBG Invitational.

Nov 2017

Method Rocket League placed second at the RLCS Season 4 Finals.

Nov 2017

Method Arena teams Triforce and Synergy placed 3rd and 4th respectively at the Arena World Championship 2017.

Nov 2017

Method venture into H1Z1 with a team consisting of Melander, OliverGC, Riddarn, Ritz and SPKB. Method win the H1Z1 Elite Series DHW solos, and place 3rd in teams.

Oct 2017

Method Rocket League place second at the RLCS Season 4 European Championships.

Sep 2017

Method WoW Arena team Synergy win the North American Championship Finals 2017.

Aug 2017

Method WoW Arena team Triforce win the European Championship Finals 2017.

Aug 2017

Method competed in the Gamescom Invitational 2017 (the first ever PUBG LAN event), represented by AndyPyro in the Duo tournament.

Jul 2017

Method host the Method NA Major WoW Are Event (part of the WoW Championship Circuit Event), Live from Red Bull Studios in LA with a prizpool of $8000.

Jul 2017

Method compete in Season 1 of the Gfinity Elite Series. Live in London.

Jun 2017

Method add to their FGC roster, signing Luffy, Packz and Cobelcog. Also bringing in uk_oldmangrump, Dbk and Quiggy for S1 of the Gfinity Elite Series.

Jun 2017

Method guild achieve World First Kil’Jaeden, widely considered the most difficult end boss in recent times.

Jun 2017

Method returns to CS:GO with a UK team consisting of Puls3, nEiLZiNHo, weber, stan1ey, jenko, coach Keita and team manager Onscreen.

Jun 2017

Method venture into Rocket League with a team consisting of al0t, Metsanauris and Mognus.

Jun 2017

Method hosts the Method EU Major WoW Arena Event (part of the WoW Championship Circuit Event) with a prizpool of $8000.

May 2017

Method sign Maldiva, Mes and Kolo to form the team Method Synergy.

May 2017

Method ventures into PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, signing AndyPyro.

May 2017

Method ventures into FGC with a team consisting of Mikeand1ke, REO and SylverRye.

Apr 2017

Method sign Smexxin, Goob, Absterge and Inviable to form the team Awakened.

Apr 2017

Method sign Cdew, Snutz, Bean and Samiyam to form the team Method Reborn.

Mar 2017

Method signs former BlizzCon Arena Champions Boetar, Swapxy and Fabss to form the team Method Triforce.

Mar 2017

Method signs streamers Ziqo and Xaryu.

2016

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Nov 2016

Method guild achieve World First Helya.

Nov 2016

Method NA (Cdew, Snutz, Smexxin and Beanslayer) compete and place 2nd and Method EU (Chas, Nólifer, Praii and Froffsy) place 5th at the BlizzCon Arena World Championship 2016.

Sep 2016

Method starts producing written coverage of the WoW Raiding World First Race

Sep 2016

Method enters Overwatch and competes in the Overwatch ELEAGUE

Sep 2016

Method and GCDTV host WoW Arena Legion Invitational, Method’s first steps into hosting community events.

Aug 2016

Method launches its new website.

May 2016

Method signs streamer PandaTV.

Feb 2016

Method partners with Twitch.

Jan 2016

Method CS:GO goes through roster changes, signing the ex-PiTER roster, and placing 4th at the CIS Minor Championship - Columbus 2016.

2015

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Aug 2015

Scott leaves GE and now works on Method full-time.

Jul 2015

Method signs first streamer outside of a ‘pro’ team - Djarii.

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Jul 2015

Method guild achieve World First Archimonde, video receives almost 2M views.

Jun 2015

Method releases 2015 jersey

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May 2015

Method ventures into CS:GO with a NA team consisting of Silent, Mainline, Strebor, Eley, and Justin.

Apr 2015

Method signs PvP team; Cdew, Venruki, Smexxin, & Chanimal.

Feb 2015

Method guild achieve World First Blackhand, video receives 1.5M views.

2014

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Nov 2014

BlizzCon main stage show-match: Method vs Midwinter again.

Oct 2014

Method ventures into Hearthstone, signing a pro team of 3 players (Cabrix, Max, Pini).

2013

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Nov 2013

BlizzCon main stage show-match: Method vs Midwinter.

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Oct 2013

Method new jersey design.

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Oct 2013

Method guild achieve World First Garrosh Hellscream, video receives 1.5M views.

Sep 2013

Method helps raise $2M for ‘Save the Children’ charity via live streamed raid race between Method and Midwinter in Throne of Thunder.

Aug 2013

Method raids live from Gamescom on the Blizzard stage.

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Apr 2013

Method World First Ra-den.

Mar 2013

Method World First Lei Shen.

2012

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Oct 2012

Method signs its second sponsorship with Sapphire.

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Oct 2012

Method guild achieve World First Will of the Emperor & Sha of Fear.

Aug 2012

Method showcases World of Warcraft raiding for Blizzard at Gamescom.

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Jul 2012

Method brings out first esports jersey

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May 2012

Method guild leaves the Xavius server and the Alliance side, going Horde on Twisting Nether.

May 2012

Diablo 3: Method defeat Skeleton King (Inferno) world first, video receives almost 1M views, Diablo (Inferno) receives similar viewership.

Apr 2012

Method helps raise large sum for ‘Save the Children’ charity via live streamed raid race between Method and Vodka in Dragon Soul.

2011

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Nov 2011

Method attends BlizzCon for the first time.

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Sep 2011

Method signs its first sponsorship.

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Jun 2011

Method moves to Xavius, due to server queues and lag on Sylvanas.

2010

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Dec 2010

Method World of Warcraft guild achieve their first Raid Boss World First kill, Chimaeron, followed quickly by Atremedes and Magmaw.

Sep 2010

Method makes its first logo change

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Jul 2010

Method has a player meet up for the very first time in Budapest, Hungary.

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2009

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Aug 2009

Method takes part in the first World of Warcraft live raid event; Battle of the Best at GCO, Leipzig, Germany.

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Jun 2009

Rogerbrown joins the guild

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2008

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Dec 2008

Justwait joins the guild

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May 2008

Method defeat rivals Nihilum with a World 2nd Kil’Jaeden kill to end TBC.

“1 of 1000 screenshots that was taken that night!”

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2007

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Jun 2007

Sascha Steffens joins the Method guild.

May 2007

Method achieves Lady Vashj world 2nd (“world 1st legit”)

2005

Method guild formed by Scott McMillan

Method would go on to claim every server first end boss kill on Sylvanas.

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