The Serbian e-sports organization Aurora joined Dota 2 Scene through SEA and, with a twist, nabbed Talon Esports’ 2023 roster. Aurora announced that the year is 2024 Today next to Talonwho wasted no time in finding a new squad.
Aurora has signed Talon’s entire 2023 roster, with the exception of Mikoto as he is reportedly on hiatus. Instead, Team Secret’s Armel joined 23savage, Jabz, Q and Oli to complete the roster.
While fans were surprised that an Eastern European organization commissioned a SEA Dota 2 This is only the second time this year that an organization has decided to move its roster Dota 2 Operations.
Yesterday BOOM Esports signed former EG stars Pakazs and Matthew in a mysterious move Dota 2 Relocation as the team has been working in the SEA sector since 2017.
Given the power levels of the regions and the cadres available, Aurora’s move makes sense. 23savage and friends were the best performing SEA squad throughout 2023, making them the fourth highest earning squad Dota 2 team last year.
At the time of writing, the open qualifiers for ESL One Kuala Lumpur 2023 are taking place and the Aurora squad will likely enter the process via an invite for the closed qualifiers.
Talon Esports, on the other hand, immediately announced its new lineup considered called a “major downgrade” by some fans. Talon’s new roster includes Akashi from Polaris, Ws from BOOM Esports, Jhocam from Army Geniuses and Ponyo from iG.Vitality. The organization has yet to find its fifth member and will play in ESL with a replacement member.
Although many fans expected the Talon roster to stay together for 2023, there were also rumors about whether the players could accept international offers, as some of them have received such invitations in the past. During TI 2023, N0tail claimed that 23savage could have joined OG instead of Ana to win TI8.