Esports organization Rogue, owned by Steve Aoki, have parted ways with their Overwatch team.

In a statement posted by Rogue on social media, the organization announced that they will be breaking up the current Overwatch roster to allow the individual players to pursue spots on other Overwatch teams involved in the OWL.

“Today we’re sorry to announce that we will be breaking up the current #RogueOW roster to allow the players to pursue spots on OWL teams. We did everything we could to get the team a spot in OWL, including procuring the buy-in money and going through the whole approval process. Unfortunately, we were not accepted for Season 1 and had no option but to break up the most accomplished Overwatch team in the game’s history so that the players could accept offers. We will continue to pursue putting together more great teams in the future and hope next time to be able to keep what we’ve worked so hard to build.”

Rogue also cited that the organization had made a genuine attempt to secure the team a spot in the Overwatch League, including “procuring the buy-in money and going through the whole approval process.”

The statement expresses that due to their rejection for season one of the OWL, the organization was left with no choice but to break up the most accomplished roster in the game’s short history as an Esport.

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My first video game was Tonka Construction for the PC. I played that in 2000, at 3 years of age, and have been hooked by video games ever since. I like to dabble in as many games as I possibly can, but nothing can come close to a captivating story, an intense multiplayer experience or a well made RTS game. In 2015, I found what can only be described as passion and love for esports. Now I convey that passion, love and knowledge through articles about esports titles, most notably Counter Strike.