The end of Overwatch League Stage 1 concluded with a win by the London Spitfire. In the two weeks between Stage 1 and Stage 2, which begins next week, many rosters have shifted within the Overwatch League and Overwatch Contenders teams.
.@overwatchleague teams may now begin signing new players to their rosters, but they will not be available to play until the beginning of Stage 2 on Feb. 21.— MonteCristo (@MonteCristo) January 26, 2018
Definitely anticipating additions that make OWL even more competitivehttps://t.co/X1YQhRcRMw
Here's a list of all the player transfers and new signings for Overwatch League Stage 2.
- San Francisco Shock signed Jae "JunkBuck" Choi to its coaching staff
- Florida Mayhem added Choi "R2der" Hyun-jin as a coach
- London Spitfire reportedly transferred Baek "Fissure" Chan-hyung to the Los Angeles Gladiators
- London Spitfire reportedly transferred Kim "Rascal" Dong-jun to the Dallas Fuel
- Dallas Fuel acquired Dylan "aKm" Bignet
- Florida Mayhem reportedly signed Ha "Sayaplayer" Jung-Woo and Kim "aWesomeGuy" Sung-Hoon
- Florida Mayhem signed Joonas "Zappis" Alakurtti
- Seoul Dynasty added Cho "Bubbly" Yoon-ho as a coach
- Shanghai Dragons sign Kim "Geguri" Se-yeon, Lee "Fearless" Euiseok, Chon "Ado" Gihyeon, and He "Sky" Junjian
- Seoul Dynasty reportedly signed Heo "Gambler" Jin-woo.
- New York Excelsior reportedly signed Jeong "ANAMO" Tae-seong
The following is a list of signings for the Overwatch League Academy teams, who will compete in Overwatch Contenders.
- British Hurricane, the London Spitfire's Academy team, unveiled its roster
- Gladiators Legion, the Los Angeles Gladiator's Academy team, revealed its players
- Fusion University, the Philadelphia Fusion's Academy team, announced its roster
- Approximately 40 players like Ryu "Kaiser" Sang-hoon have reportedly joined Overwatch Academy teams, according to ESPN
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