Australian esports is heating up, and if you are looking for a team to get behind, then here are the top five teams in 2022 to keep an eye on.
The Dire Wolves is becoming a mega oceanic team with some of Australia & New Zealand's best talent mixed throughout their teams. They have quickly gone from labelling themselves as primarily an Australian team to an Oceanic team as we see their growth boom over the last few years. They compete in multiple titles, including Rainbow Six: Siege, Valorant, Quake, League of Legends, Rocket League & FIFA. Unfortunately for them, the Dire Wolf still tops them on SEO google search, but if you want to check them out, head to Dire Wolves website for more info.
Chiefs Esports Club
Founded in 2014 of the success of their original League Of Legends team, Chiefs Esports Club has seen growth for many years. They are a force to be reckoned with in the Oceanic LoL scene and starting to be a strong force in other titles. Chiefs have a fun outlook on gaming and are one of the bigger teams in Australia. They currently compete in League of Legends, Rainbow Six: Siege, Halo Infinite & Valorant. For more, head to the Chiefs Esports Club website.
ORDER is becoming one of Australia's best teams across multiple games. They have had a long history of ups and downs but are starting to find their feet in a stable ecosystem and outlook. They currently compete in League of Legends, Valorant, CS:GO & FIFA and have an ever-expanding list of great content creators that you can check out on twitch. Check out more on the ORDER website.
Overt is one of the newest teams in Australia, officially forming in 2019; they have seen great success throughout the covid pandemic. If you are looking for a team with a great heart, this is the team to get behind. They are most famous for their success in Rainbow Six Siege and compete heavily in Fortnite & Counterstrike. They also support some great up and coming streamers with fun content! Check them out at the website to find out more!
Acquired by Jonas Kerebka in 2016, the Renegades HQ is based in Detroit; however, their CS:GO & Rocket league teams are Australian based. The team has seen success for many years. Renegades currently compete in Counterstrike, Apex Legends & Rocket League. Additionally, the team acquired the Australian CSGO team VOX which is their link to our great land. Yes, Renegades is technically a North American team, but they support our talent with teams' entire Australian rosters, so we think they deserve a shout-out on this list!