Rix.GG Lightning is a European professional esports organization. They have teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), and Rainbow Six Siege (R6S). The organization is based in the United Kingdom.
Rix.GG Lightning was founded in March of 2019. The organization’s CS:GO team is composed of former professional Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike: Source players. The team’s PUBG lineup consists of former professional H1Z1 and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds players. The Rainbow Six Siege team is made up of former professional Siege players.
The European Valorant Esports Team Rix.GG Lightning was founded in 2020. The team is made up of former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) players. Rix.GG Lightning is one of the first professional Valorant teams in Europe.
The team’s CS:GO history dates back to 2016, when they were founded as a mixed team under the name “Dignitas EU”. The team’s first tournament win came at the Copenhagen Games 2017. In 2018, the team signed with Red Bull Esports and changed its name to “Red Bull Untethered”. The team’s most notable achievement was winning the ELEAGUE Boston Major 2018.
In 2020, the team was signed by Rix.GG, a new UK-based organization, and changed its name to “Rix. GG Lightning”. The team’s aim is to become the best Valorant team in the world.
Rix.GG Lightning is a European Valorant esports team that has been embroiled in multiple controversies over the past year. The team was first accused of match fixing in a match against team SoloMid, which they denied. However, an investigation by the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) later found that Rix.GG had indeed fixed the match, and the team was banned from competing in ESIC-sanctioned events for a year.
The team was then accused of using an aimbot in another match, which they again denied. However, an investigation by the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) found that Rix.GG had used an aimbot in the match, and the team was banned from competing in ESIC-sanctioned events for a year.
Rix.GG has also been accused of using illegal drugs, including steroids, human growth hormone, and blood doping. The team has denied these allegations, but an investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is ongoing.
The team has also been accused of cheating in online matches, which they have denied. However, an investigation by the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) found that Rix.GG had cheated in multiple online matches, and the team was banned from competing in ESIC-sanctioned events for a year.
Rix.GG has been embroiled in so many controversies that they have been dubbed the “Bad Boys of Valorant”. The team has been banned from competing in multiple events, and their reputation has been tarnished. It remains to be seen if the team will be able to turn things around and rehabilitate their image.