Giants Gaming Giants Gaming Europe Rank #4 have welcomed Vlad "Kiles" Shvets to their team and parted ways with Ondřej "MONSTEERR" Petrů, who was recently announced as part of Acend Acend Europe Rank #3 's new roster.
Kiles was recently released from his former team alongside Santeri "BONECOLD" Sassi after being benched four weeks ago. The announcement was the first time that Acend had made a roster change since 2021. He will be replacing MONSTEERR, who has been with Giants since the beginning of the year.
After finishing atop the regular season standings of VRL Spain: Rising with losses from UCAM Tokiers UCAM Tokiers Europe Rank #39 and Team Queso Team Queso Europe Rank #43 , Giants went into the playoffs looking to replicate their successes in the regular season. However, a 3-0 loss to Case Esports Case Esports Europe Rank #72 put an abrupt end to the team's hopes of qualifying for the VCT promotion tournament.