“They were the second team to win the championships twice in a row after Excellent Era.” — Spoilers for Samsara follow.
Samsara (轮回, Lúnhuí) is an eSports team that has won two consecutive championships in a row.
Prior to the appearance of Zhou Zekai, Samsara was a team that only placed mid-tier to bottom-tier; thus, being unable to make it into the playoffs. After Zhou Zekai's appearance in Season 5, they have entered the playoffs everytime.
In Season 8, they finish second in Regular Season and advance into the playoffs. In the playoffs, they face Thunderclap in the Quarter-Finals and the defending champions, Tiny Herb in the Semi-Finals. They then defeat Blue Rain in the finals to win their first Championship. During this Season, Zhou Zekai claims the MVP award for both the Regular Season and Grand Finals.
In Season 9, they finish second in Regular Season and advance into the playoffs. In the playoffs, they face Void in the Quarter-Finals and Wind Howl in the Semi-Finals. They go on to defeat Tyranny in the finals. Once again, Zhou Zekai receives the MVP award for both the Regular Season and Grand Finals.
In Season 10, Sun Xiang transfers to the team and they manged to place first in Regular Season. In the playoffs, they face Hundred Blossoms in the Quarter-Finals and Tiny Herb in the Semi-Finals. In the finals, they lose against Happy; thus, ending their chance to replicate Excellent Era's achievements and create a dynasty by winning three consecutive Championships. Zhou Zekai and Sun Xiang were awarded the Best Partner award.
The team bought Wei Chen's skill point guide before the Season 8 playoffs for 20 million RMB: 6 million RMB in advance, 2 million RMB in the form of dungeon materials, and the remaining 12 million RMB to be paid in monthly installments over the next 12 months.
For the Season 8 playoffs, Zhou Zekai's Cloud Piercer, Jiang Botao's Empty Waves, and Lu Boyuan's Chaotic Cloudy Mountains had 5000 (max) skill points, which overwhelmed the opposition.
Taking after Zhou Zekai, in competitions the team members rarely talk with each other.
After winning the Season 8 Championships, the number of Sharpshooters across all 10 servers of Glory was no less than 50,000.
They are the second team to win consecutive Championships, after Excellent Era.