DPS king Kilo leaves San Francisco Shock to enter stacked OWL free agency pool

Even in case you’re a “vice champion” within the Overwatch League, the grass is perhaps greener on the opposite aspect. One of the league’s finest hitscan gamers is taking that likelihood with the permission of his staff. 

San Francisco Shock’s Jung “Kilo” Jin-woo will likely be pursuing free agency throughout the 2023 offseason, the staff introduced at this time. Kilo dives straight into this offseason’s huge pool of free brokers, totaling over 80 gamers as of Nov. 17.   

Kilo was one of many Shock’s greatest pickups heading into the 2022 season, coming from the wildly profitable O2 Blast out of Overwatch Contenders Korea. A notable hitscan, Kilo shortly took to the function of Sojourn because the season kicked off and helped rack up wins for the Shock.  

Though future Rookie of the Year and MVP Kim “Proper” Dong-hyun took the Sojourn reins over by the top of the season, Kilo was a serious a part of San Francisco’s record-breaking 2022 win streak. 

As a free agent, Kilo can hear affords from some other staff within the Overwatch League with out restrictions. This alternative doesn’t imply he received’t return to the Shock, nevertheless: free brokers can discipline affords from any staff, together with their earlier employer. 

Last week, the Shock let go of 4 different vital gamers from the 2022 season, together with each of the staff’s tank gamers. San Francisco acquired O2 Blast as an academy staff earlier this 12 months, that means members of the Contenders roster have a handy pipeline to the Overwatch League. San Francisco is extensively assumed to be choosing up extra O2 rookies to bolster its staff for 2023. 

The San Francisco Shock took second place within the 2022 Grand Finals, falling 4-3 to the Dallas Fuel.

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