It’s by no means too late to fill out a roster. That’s what the Houston Outlaws are proving with two signings introduced simply earlier than the Overwatch League’s Summer time Showdown event qualifiers kick off.
Foremost tank Tomas “Doge” Kongsøre and important help Joseph “Lep” Cambriani can be becoming a member of the Outlaws for the rest of the season, the crew announced today.
Houston additionally confirmed it is going to be enjoying with an eight-player roster for the remainder of the season, debunking reviews that the crew was seeking to sell or trade a number of of its gamers.
Tank Doge is probably going a well-known identify for Overwatch Contenders followers, contemplating he’s been part of each the European and North American circuits since 2019. He’s performed for groups like Shu’s Cash Crew EU and Raspberry Racers. Most just lately, he was part of 01 Esports out of Saudi Arabia.
With vital expertise on tanks like Reinhardt, Winston, and Wrecking Ball, he’ll probably be taking over part-time tank responsibility on sure maps, relieving off-tank Shin “PIGGY” Min-jun and DPS Dante “Danteh” Cruz—the crew’s Doomfist specialist—from important tank mayhem.
Lep has the same story, making his approach by way of quite a few groups within the Contenders scene, like Revival and Karasuno. He most just lately performed for Pirates in Pyjamas and was part of Northwood College’s Overwatch crew, which participates within the Collegiate circuit.
Houston has been capable of get by due to flexibility from its two helps, Kim “Ir1s” Seung-hyun and Mun “Lastro” Jungwon, who’ve expanded their hero swimming pools to tackle important help duties. Now, Lep will be capable of sub in on heroes like Mercy or Lúcio.
The Outlaws will face the New York Excelsior at 3:30pm CT on Aug. 11 to kick off their Summer time Showdown journey.