One other one of many Overwatch League’s most iconic gamers is stepping out of the highlight earlier than season 5 begins in April.
Hong “Gesture” Jae-hee, foremost tank for the Seoul Dynasty, introduced his retirement from skilled Overwatch immediately. In an almost six-year professional profession, he redefined how the tank function was performed.
Although he performed on GC Busan earlier than the Overwatch League started, Gesture is greatest identified by most followers for his time on the London Spitfire through the first two seasons of the league. Because the crew’s foremost tank, he set the tempo for his DPS gamers to dive in and demolish their enemies.
Gesture was a key a part of the London Spitfire’s Grand Finals victory through the inaugural season of the league. Two years later, Gesture discovered himself in one other Grand Finals as part of the Seoul Dynasty. Although Seoul fell to the San Francisco Shock in 2020, Gesture made his mark on one more crew.
“There have been a number of robust days, however I used to be capable of overcome the times with the assistance and assist from the groups, shut associates, and the followers,” Gesture mentioned in a post about his retirement on Twitter. He turns into the second former member of the London Spitfire crew, after Kim “birdring” Ji-hyeok, to retire over the previous week.
Gesture mentioned in his submit that he’s unsure what he’ll be doing subsequent, however that he “received’t be professional gamer Gesture.” He thanked his followers for all of the “love and assist” all through his profession.