Apex is one of newest (and unknown) teams in the North American LCS. Apex Gaming acquired Team Imagine’s NA CS 2016 Spring Season seed. Few weeks after the acquisition, Apex revealed their roster: Cris, Keane, Xpecial and two Korean players: Eve and Police. They team also recruited the former Team Coast coach Brandon “Saintvicious” DiMarcio. After the high level shown against Team Dragon Knights in the promotion tournament, Apex Gaming qualified to the NA LCS Summer Split. In their first split in the LCS, the Summer Split 2016, they ranked 6th, avoiding the Promotions.