As esports become a bigger and bigger deal, one phenomenon that’s growing in popularity is the “team house.” Having a bunch of players live, game, and hang out together 24/7 (or close to it) is economical, but more importantly, it fosters the collaboration, precision, and team cohesion necessary to prevail in any team-based game.
The Detroit Renegades, owned by Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko, are living the “team house life” in Rochester, Michigan. These five players and their disciplined-as-hell 19-year-old manager, Cameron, are among the best Overwatch players in the world, and they spend each and every day together. What’s that like? We visited their home to find out for a three-part video series. Here’s the first part.
Tony Carnevale is a senior writer for Studio@Gizmodo.