One of the favorite teams in the grand event Dota 2, The International 8 brings surprise news. It’s not about change rooster but in accordance with the title above.
Yup, Virtus.pro has announced a color change in the polar bear logo following the collaboration with MegaFon.
MegaFon itself is the third largest telecommunications company and operator in Russia, where it is one of the companies that has a significant growth in the country led by President Putin.
If you are still confused, this company is more or less the same as Telkomsel in Indonesia which has Simpati on the operator’s device hand phone and IndiHome as internet provider.
The collaboration between MegaFon and Virtus.pro also resulted in a temporary decision to change the color of the Virtus.pro logo specifically for The International 8. Why is it green and purple? More or less in accordance with the colors of the MegaFon company itself.
With an accent that matches the company’s colors, it is hoped that Virtus.pro will be able to bring the name MegaFon to rapidly develop with the surprising color adjustments in the logo.
Not yet discussed how much value was poured out by MegaFon regarding sponsors who were able to change the logo of an esports team like Virtus.pro. Hmmm, it shouldn’t be a small number.
Reporting from the official Virtus.pro page, Roman Dvoryakin, GM of Virtus.pro explaining some of the leaks to come.
– Virtus.pro (@virtuspro) August 8, 2018
The bigger changes are related brand Virtus.pro until the end of 2019 itself also commemorates the 15th anniversary of the formation of the polar bear team.
“Our collaboration with MegaFon is a crucial stepping stone for Virtus.pro and also the whole realm of esports in Russia.
As the culture of professional esports develops in Russia, cooperation with Russian telecommunications companies has further strengthened its rapid and dynamic development.
I am very grateful to see MegaFon choose us as the most successful esports team in the Russian region. As part of the collaboration, from now until the end of The International 8 and the end of the year, all of our roster will use the colors of the MegaFon brand.
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Our logo will also change, at least this early November 2019 to celebrate Virtus.pro’s 15th birthday. We will announce changes to the team from early 2019 onwards. “
In accordance with Roman’s opinion, Virtus.pro will change their logo at least in November 2019. And also Virtus.pro will use the logo starting from January 19, 2019.
To be totally clear on the announcement from earlier today. We’ll use MegaFon corp. colors for the remaining part of 2018. This is a game changing partnership that helps us to keep our fans happy. The new VP brand identity will be revealed in November and will be used from Jan 19 pic.twitter.com/bobcQ9C3Rm
– Roman Dvoryankin (@dvoryrom) August 8, 2018
Meanwhile, the green-purple Virtus.pro logo will only be used until the end of 2019. Maybe it would be even more special if the polar bear fleet was able to bring the Aegis trophy as a gift for Virtus.pro’s 15th birthday.
Apart from that, those of you who don’t like the color can breathe a little. Because the color from brand MegaFon will not be used for life. But if asked to choose, are you included #TimVirtusProOren or #TimVirtusProHijau?