With the primary tour of the 2023 Dota Professional Circuit (DPC) season coming to an finish, Fnatic, BOOM Esports, and Dendi’s B8 had actuality checks.
Regardless of kicking off the season with stacked rosters, all three groups have been relegated after disastrous performances.
BOOM and Fnatic weren’t solely current at The Worldwide 2022, however the two organizations additionally made clutch transfers for the 2023 season. However each groups didn’t win a sequence till the ultimate days of the primary tour, placing themselves in a state of affairs which considerably diminished their possibilities of getting invited to TI12.
Until Fnatic and BOOM come again to the primary division for the third tour to win it, and in addition win the respective Main, they’ll have to undergo the regional qualifiers for a TI seat.
The identical applies to Dendi’s B8. The group determined to maneuver its Dota 2 operations to North America for the 2023 DPC, hoping to grab a Main slot, however they have been handed a division two spot as an alternative.
B8 launched some Japanese European abilities to the NA area whereas additionally choosing up skilled gamers inside the league, and the roster seemed promising on paper. In follow, nonetheless, B8 fell aside as quickly because the season began because the group didn’t win a single sequence.
The tip of the primary DPC tour saw the demise of various top-tier groups. Along with Fnatic, BOOM, and B8, Crew Secret have been additionally relegated. Contemplating Puppey’s iconic franchise have been the runner-ups at TI11 only a few months in the past, it goes to indicate how briskly the Dota 2 world strikes today.