Former PH Dota 2 Org HappyFeet Returns With a Wild Rift Team


Former PH Dota 2 Org HappyFeet Returns With a Wild Rift Team

John Dave Rossel
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HappyFeet announced its venture into the Wild Rift esports scene.
HappyFeet is widely known for its success in the local PH Dota 2 community before eventually disbanding on May 2019.
HappyFeet aims to redeem itself and rebuild the brand through Wild Rift's esports scene.

One of the most iconic esports organizations in the Philippines (PH), HappyFeet announced its first venture into the Wild Rift competitive scene. The team is widely known for its success in the local Philippines (PH) Dota 2 community with championship titles such as the ProDotA Cup Southeast Asia #10 and joinDOTA League Season 11 Asia. The organization eventually disbanded in May 2019 for undisclosed reasons. On 26th May 2022 HappyFeet announced its major comeback as a Wild Rift esports team. While the esports organization is yet to reveal its full roster, it vowed to rebuild the brand and redeem itself by competing in Riot Games’ rising mobile MOBA title.

HappyFeet returns to the esports scene as a Wild Rift organization

Aside from being one of the most popular DOTA 2 teams in the PH, HappyFeet also fielded its own Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) squad in the early days of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League(MPL PH). However, the team failed to meet expectations from fans as its highest achievement was finishing 9th place in the Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) PH Season 2. The team eventually disbanded with its manager Neil "Midnight" De Guzman becoming one of the most popular MPL PH casters.

Being dormant since 2019, HappyFeet emerged back in the esports scene announcing that it shall venture into the Wild Rift esports scene. This was revealed through a Facebook post stating that “now we are making a big comeback in the esports industry and we will continue the legacy of the former squad started. It's an honor for us to rebuild the name of HappyFeet and try to forge a new developmental pathway for the team and attempt to reverse the unfortunate cycle that the organization has locked itself into over the past three years.”

HappyFeet’s Wild Rift roster is yet to be revealed. Considering the team had a decent degree of success in PH Dota 2’s competitive scene, the team’s performance in Wild Rift tournaments may be something to look forward to.

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John is a mobile esports writer for AFK Gaming that specializes in Wild Rift and Mobile Legends, whilst also maintaining an overview of the Free Fire, COD Mobile and PUBG Mobile esports scenes.