Getting fired isn’t enjoyable, however it’s even worse once you discover out via Tweet. Sang-min “Myunb0ng” Seo, assist player for New York’s Overwatch League crew, came upon he wasn’t going to be taking part in on this or some other week’s video games when his organization bid farewell to him in a tweet. Roster adjustments within the OWL are often introduced via tweet, so this wasn’t out of the atypical. Problem is, it looks like nobody informed Seo of his launch beforehand. He responded to the farewell tweet with query marks, seemingly confused.
He additionally quote-tweeted the announcement with another question mark, seemingly confirming the concept he hadn’t identified this was coming.
This specific revelation evokes a giant ol’ “oof” as a result of a few hours earlier than tweeting about Seo’s launch, the New York Excelsior tweeted a welcome for its latest assist player, Soon-jae “Ansoonjae” Jae. So, ostensibly, Seo noticed the announcement and was within the technique of welcoming a assist line comrade, unaware that stated comrade could be taking his place. Damn.
New York Excelsior apologized on Wednesday for the scenario. “Today, we posted an announcement thanking Myunb0ng for his time with us, nonetheless we didn’t correctly talk with the crew earlier than this announcement was made,” the crew wrote on Twitter. “We take full duty and there are not any excuses. To Myunb0ng, we’re deeply sorry for our miscommunication and placing you thru this case.”
Fans responded to Seo’s tweets with shock, hoping that this was not how a player actually came upon about his launch. But even when it have been, Seo wouldn’t be in poor firm. There are quite a few tales in meat sports activities the place gamers discover out about being dropped or traded via tweet and a host of other unsavory ways. Still kinda stings, although.