World Champions Bring Cloud9 Back to SMITE

Cloud9 is proud to announce that following their world championship victory, former Cognitive Prime will spearhead Cloud9’s return to the world of competitive SMITE. John “BaRRaCCuDDa” Salter, the team’s hunter, took a moment to share his feelings on the occasion, while Jack Etienne, Cloud9’s owner, gave some insight into his choice to re-enter the SMITE scene.

“The opportunity to sign with Cloud9 was truly a dream come true for myself and all of my teammates.” shared John, “What really pushed us is that Cloud9 is regarded as one of the most respected esports organizations in the business.” 

Unchanged by the transition, the Cloud9 SMITE roster is as follows:

Andrew “Andinster” Woodward - Jungler
John “BaRRaCCuDDa” Salter - Hunter
Rosario “JeffHindla” Vilardi - Support
Brett “MLCSt3alth” Felley - Mid-Laner
Ryan “Omega” Johnson - Solo-Laner

“It’s been a goal of mine to get involved in NA SMITE, and I jumped at the opportunity to work with this team.” explained Jack, “I’m excited to welcome them to Cloud9 and looking forward to kicking off the next season.”

To promote the occasion, solo-laner Omega will be holding a 24-hour stream as a way of celebrating with the community. Tune in at

Stay tuned into our social channels for more details, or check out the Cloud9 SMITE team page below for each players’ individual social channels.


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