G2 Esports lastly confirmed its roster for the 2023 LEC season in the present day.
The League of Legends lineup sees two returning faces from the 2022 squad within the type of high laner BrokenBlade and mid laner Caps. The three new gamers are jungler Martin “Yike” Sundelin, ADC Steven “Hans Sama” Liv, and assist Mihael “Mikyx” Mehle, who have been all rumored to be signed by G2 at the start of the offseason.
Mikyx is not any newcomer to the G2 jersey, although. He was part of the legendary 2019 lineup that gained the Mid-Season Invitational and went on to succeed in the finals of Worlds the identical yr, the place G2 misplaced to FunPlus Phoenix. He rejoins the European group after a one-year stint with Excel Esports, which he left in November.
The 2 new gamers on the G2 staff are Hans Sama and Yike, with the previous being some of the skilled gamers from Europe. In 2022, Hans Sama performed for the LCS’ Crew Liquid. However after unsuccessful home runs and never qualifying for Worlds 2022, he left the North American staff, which additionally revamped its roster in preparation for the following season.
Yike is the participant that LEC followers will possible be the least conversant in since he’ll make his LEC debut in 2023. The 22-year-old is a famend participant within the ERLs. In 2022, he was part of the LDLC OL roster that claimed each splits of the LFL and reached the ultimate and semifinals of the Spring and Summer season editions of European Masters, respectively.
This G2 roster had been on the focus recently because the former G2 jungler Jankos leaked that the lineup was scrimming Crew Heretics, the Pole’s new staff.
The LEC will return on Jan. 21 with the beginning of the 2023 Winter Break up after the league noticed some adjustments to its format, which have been introduced on Nov. 18.