The eSports community just took a huge blow after South Korea’s sports organization Element Mystic announced its break from the coming 2021 season. The exit will affect several teams in the organization, including League of Legends (LoL), Overwatch, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG).
Element Mystic is a powerhouse for elite eSports gaming, especially when it comes to Overwatch. Besides garnering the 2019 Gauntlet Overwatch Contenders title, they are also the toughest in the tier 2 scene.
A handful of professional Overwatch League players credit Element Mystic’s program that helped them hone their gaming skills, including the legendary Yeong-han Kim, popularly known as SP9RK1E.
Paris Eternal also boasts of elite contenders who spent their amateur days at Element Mystic. However, the team didn’t share its reasons for stepping aside nor their expected date of resumption.
Element Mystic Breaks the News in a Lengthy Twitter Post Written in Korean
The organization took to its official Twitter account to break the news in an emotional, lengthy post, which mainly paid appreciation to its loyal fans. Element Mystic was operational for three years, culminating in lots of memories that they share with fans. For instance, the post notes that the organization will never forget the day fans gifted them lunchboxes after winning Contenders.
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