The Philadelphia Fusion have announced that they will not be taking part in the Overwatch League preseason in a statement on Twitter. They cited ‘player logistics issues’ as the primary reason for it, and apologized to their fans.
Comprised with a core from FaZe clan, the Philadelphia Fusion are one of the twelve teams in the inaugural season for the Overwatch League. After securing their core players from FaZe Philadelphia has constructed a strong roster of players from nine different countries.
|Su-min “SADO” Kim||Philadelphia Fusion||Tank|
|Simon “snillo” Ekström||Philadelphia Fusion||DPS|
|Josh “Eqo” Corona||Philadelphia Fusion||DPS|
|Joona “fragi” Laine||Philadelphia Fusion||Tank|
|Jeong-hwan “Dayfly” Park||Philadelphia Fusion||Support|
|Jae “Carpe” Hyeok Lee||Philadelphia Fusion||DPS|
|Isaac “Boombox” Charles||Philadelphia Fusion||Support|
|Hong Jun “Hotba” Choi||Philadelphia Fusion||Tank/Flex|
|Giuseppe “Joemeister” Gramano||Philadelphia Fusion||Support|
|Georgo “ShaDowBurn” Guscha||Philadelphia Fusion||DPS|
|Gael “Poko” Gouzerch||Philadelphia Fusion||Tank/Flex|
|Alberto “neptuNo” González||Philadelphia Fusion||Support/Flex|
In a statement issued by the Overwatch League, Su-Min “Sado” Kim has been suspended for part of the season. Allegations of account boosting had been mentioned in the past. Philadelphia has also issued a statement that they support SADO and look forward to his return to the league when he is eligible to play. Great to see the team supporting their choice and we hope SADO will come back stronger than before.
You can read the statement here.
Overwatchscore’s Philadelphia Fusion analyst Chris “Zerk” Harshbarger got together with Philadelphia Fusion Coach Yann “Kirby” Luu to dig into the details around his thoughts on the Overwatch League, building the Philadelphia roster, and some favorite questions from fans on Reddit.
The Philadelphia Fusion have finalized their roster and coaching staff for the first season of the Overwatch League. They have signed twelve players, three coaches, and an analyst to lead the orange and black. Dave Scott, President, and CEO of Comcast Spectactor said of his rosters international nature “The Fusion roster features players and coaches from North America, Europe and Asia, which reflects the international makeup of Philadelphia, as well as our brand’s promise, a ‘Fusion’ of players from all across the world.”
Philadelphia Fusion Logo has been revealed! The team was one of the last added to Overwatch League list of initial twelve organizations. Owned by Comcast Spectacor, the Philadelphia Fusion have yet to release a roster. We wait excited to hear who they have signed!
Philadelphia was always a prime choice for Overwatch League. Living halfway between New York and Philly, I can tell you that this area is spilling over with competition. Whether it is the Eagles/Giants or the Islanders/Flyers/Rangers/Devils few people joke about sports. The Flyers organization are the ones who bought into the Overwatch League.