Become Legends add 16-year-old Taavi "Slix" Mutanen to the roster
MARCH 19, 2020
Become Legends have announced that they have signed Finnish 16-year-old Taavi “Slix” Mutanen.
Become Legends consists of players from all of the Nordic countries as well as the UK. Having recently travelled to and participated in the $250,000 DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite tournament in Anaheim, California, Become Legends’ players are now competing for prize pools of more than $5 million (USD) during March and April.
“Taavi is the second Finnish player in the roster, alongside colleague and team mate Aleksi “Raifla” Ruuska, whom he plays with on a regular basis as Duo companions in all third-party and official Epic Games tournaments, including ongoing Fortnite Championship Series Chapter 2 - Season 2. Having a full Finnish Become Legends Duo is definitely something we have been looking for a while, and look forward to seeing the results of this collaboration,” said Renato Mahmutagic, Commercial Director of Become Legends.
Fortnite is an online game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. The game has over 250 million players worldwide and provided around $100 million (USD) in prize pools in 2019 and is expected to be topped this year. Epic Games features premium high prized tournaments on all platforms, including PC, mobile and console.
ABOUT BECOME LEGENDS
Become Legends is a competitive Nordic Fortnite team with headquarters in Trondheim, Norway. Founded in 2019, the team has rapidly gained a foothold in the scene after having participated in the Fortnite World Cup 2019 and placing 12th with Pontus “Tchub” Bucht securing $150.000 (USD), and placing consistently with a predominantly Nordic roster ever since.
The team features players from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the UK. Become Legends aims to be one of the top global contenders in Fortnite when it comes to both competitive and branding. Aiming to bring a new form of professionalism to international esports, in particular the Fortnite scene, Become Legends has adapted a professional sports approach in terms of mental preparations, training and nutrition as well as administrative tasks.