Tempo Storm signs team Pure RNG.
Valliate,YaBoiDre,Meluke,Randingo and Afflux as coach to join the new roster
Today Tempo Storm announced they sign team Pure RNG roster, lets take a closer look at the team.
Pure RNG is first in North America for all-time points on the Showdown Series leaderboard. They are also individually talented, with most of the team being top 10 in the North American leaderboards for Squads at one point or another.
Name: Keane Alonso
Social media: @TempoValliate | Valliate
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, 23-year-old Keane has always been competitive, having attended the Junior Olympics in middle school for taekwondo. His competitive drive is also present in gaming, where he was a national champion in GunZ: The Duel, received an invitation to the Pokémon TCG National Championship, and competed against countless professional teams in Overwatch.
Valliate placed 7th in North American solo play during Early Access Season 1, and won DreamHack Atlanta PUBG duos.
"Having the opportunity to represent Tempo Storm is a dream come true. I have been a fan of this organization since the start. The mindset and winning mentality that we have aligns perfectly with what this company was built off and represents.
"With Tempo Storm behind our backs, we as a team want to solidify our spot as not only the #1 North American team, but as a dominant force throughout PUBG, and be known as the undisputed best team in the world."
Name: Diondre Bond
Social media: @TempoDre | YaBoiDrePUBG
A gamer since he was old enough to just barely hold a controller, Diondre has always had a passion to win. Now 17 years old, Dre recently moved to PC games after spending a lot of time playing competitive Call of Duty and Mortal Kombat on console. After playing some Counter-Strike, he is now getting the most out of his newfound love for PUBG.
"I decided to join forces with Tempo Storm because of the amazing management and the awesome logo. In the future, I plan on achieving my dreams of becoming a full-time streamer and player."
Name: Luke Laing
Role: Slayer, secondary shotcaller
Social media: @TempoMeluke | Meluke
With gaming being his a lifelong passion, 22-year-old Luke has seen success with every game he's played. He started off on console playing Call of Duty, then switched to PC to play first-person shooters like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Overwatch, achieving the highest rank in both.
Luke recently graduated university with a degree in chemical engineering; completing his program finally freed up enough time for him to pursue his gaming dreams. After dedicating himself to PUBG, he has won several early invitational tournaments against some of the top players from North America and Europe, as well as maintained the top spot in the PUBG Online all-time leaderboard for NA.
"Battle Royale style games have been popular for a while, and I feel as if PUBG has been the first game to master the formula with a balance between realistic shooting mechanics and game pacing.
"I am excited to play PUBG with Tempo Storm because of the passion they all have for the game and the desire to see the scene grow. Their strong history of supporting players and fostering great teams made the choice a no-brainer."
Name: Randy Joiner
Social media: @TempoRandingo | Randingoo
Born and raised in Chelsea, Alabama, prior to PUBG, 19-year-old Randy was highly rated in Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch. Since starting PUBG, he has been on the leaderboard in the top 50 of North America every season since the release of the game.
"I am extremely excited to be given the opportunity to play under a brand like Tempo Storm. This being my first competitive game and to already be a professional player is something truly amazing."
Name: Trey Bourne
Role: Coach, manager
Social media: @TempoAfflux | AffluxTV
With his gaming career starting in Halo 2 on the original Xbox, Trey attended his first LAN that same year, becoming quickly addicted to competitive gaming. Since then, he's captained various successful teams in games like Call of Duty, Paladins, and Overwatch at a semi-professional level, always looking to push towards professional.
"I couldn't be happier with how Tempo Storm have treated us. It was very important to us when choosing an organization to represent that they were very personable and focused on player relations.
"Tempo Storm felt like a family immediately, and I can't wait to work with them towards establishing one of the best PUBG teams in the world."