Global Esports Global Esports Asia-Pacific Rank #39 have signed Russel "Russ" Mendes, the second addition to the roster this offseason, with former Paper Rex Paper Rex Asia-Pacific Rank #1 in-game leader Benedict "Benkai" Tan being the first.
Russ made his mark on TENSTAR TENSTAR Inactive , later known as MAD Lions MAD Lions Inactive . However, shortly before TENSTAR's transition, Russ left the team and joined Guild Esports Guild Esports Inactive during their 2022 rebuild. He would play his only international tournament at Masters: Copenhagen, where the roster finished in the top eight. Before EMEA LCQ 2022, Guild parted with Russ. In 2023, he would spend most of his time playing with Les Petits Bouffons Les Petits Bouffons Inactive , where they finished fourth and third in Splits 1 and 2, respectively.
Following their acceptance into the inaugural Pacific Partnership League, Global Esports had a medley of Asia-Pacific players, led by former XSET XSET Inactive in-game leader Jordan "AYRIN" He. However, GE struggled throughout the year, only appearing at one international tournament— LOCK//IN. After failing to qualify for the league playoffs, Global Esports would get one more chance for Champions at the Pacific LCQ but would be immediately knocked out by Rex Regum Qeon Rex Regum Qeon Asia-Pacific Rank #21 .