An additional skilled sniper is making his method to the Texan city. Guangzhou Charge’s previous hitscan professional heads to the Houston Outlaws. The Houston Outlaws authorized DPS Lee “Happy” Jung-woo, previously of the Guangzhou Charge, today. This is the 2nd enhancement the Outlaws have actually introduced today after being fairly peaceful throughout the Overwatch League offseason.
Understood for his hitscan expertise, Happy was a clutch gamer for the Guangzhou Charge in his 2 years on the group. His Widowmaker, particularly, has actually been the failure of lots of backlines in the Asia-Pacific area. Prior to signing up with the Overwatch League in 2018, Happy played in Overwatch Contenders Korea groups like Meta Bellum, Element Mystic, and BlossoM.
*Pending League Approval. pic.twitter.com/MWLjliXeKW
— Houston Outlaws (@Outlaws) November 25, 2020
Happy signs up with an expanding Houston Outlaws lineup, secured by long time flex DPS Dante “Danteh” Cruz. Flex healer William “Crimzo” Hernandez is the only other signing the Outlaws did this offseason; however, DPS-turned-main-tank João Pedro “Hydration” Goes Telles most likely to return the following year to the Texas team. A lot of Houston’s 2020 team left the group after contracts ended and are now looking for a new OWL team.
Previously in the offseason, the Outlaws included previous San Francisco Shock assistant coach Jae “Junkbuck” Choi as co-head instructor as well as previous pro player Matt “Coolmatt” Iorio to the team’s general manager. In spite of Coolmatt hinting that Houston would certainly be skewing towards a lineup of Western gamers, Happy’s signing reveals that the group might be open to a combined lineup.
In their welcome tweet, the org writes, “Think our fans will be quite happy about this one. Welcome to the Outlaws @owhappy2! #AnteUp *Pending League Approval.” Jung-woo recognizes the news in his social account, “I’m so happy to join Outlaws! I’ll do my best to make us [a] winner.” Fans are also nothing but welcoming to the DPS player. One fan states that he has been following Happy when he was with Charge and that he will continue supporting the Korean player. Even co-damage player, danteh, announces his excitement on Twitter saying, “LET’S GOOOOO.”
Last season, Charge placed at 5th place with an 18-7 record, while the Houston Outlaws were in the bottom five of the league. The team placed 16th during the regular season with a win-loss record of 6-15. The team was also knocked out of playoffs early when the Boston Uprising defeated the Outlaws in the first round. Though they were winless in the postseason, Charge qualified for round three and faced the Seoul Dynasty and the New York Excelsior.