While living the glamorous lives of being K-pop idols and being busy as a bumblebee with dance practices, live performances, product shoots, and concerts, these idols still uphold their gaming commitment in their free time.
Here is a list of our favorite K-pop idols and the games that they are into.
Worldwide superstars BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) were revealed to play three online games: Starcraft, Overwatch, and League of Legends in an interview with Yahoo Esports. The group’s vocalist, Jin, also plays the LoL champion with the same name as him — Jhin.
Heechul (Super Junior)
One of the vocalists for South Korean boy band Super Junior, Kim Heechul is addicted to playing games. In a celebrity League of Legends invitational, one of the casters dropped the singer’s gaming routine. “One amazing fact about Kim Heechul, he will stay up late nights to play League of Legends while working on his TV drama career!”
Sakura (IZ*ONE; HKT48)
Every K-pop fan knows that this idol loves playing Fortnite and even has her very own channel dedicated to gaming, where she has played Splatoon 2, Undertale, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Marvel’s Spiderman, and Apex Legends.
Jae Park of JYP’s now five-member band Day6 has been seen playing Fortnite and League of Legends. In one of his videos on his YouTube channel JaeSix, Jae went against his fellow bandmate Yoon “Drum” Do Woon in a 1v1 match.
Like Super Junior’s Kim Heechul, Byun Baek-hyun of South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO also plays League of Legends and they have actually played against each other. Both idols are under SM Entertainment, Korea’s largest entertainment company.
Minhyuk (Monsta X)
Lee Min-hyuk of Starship Entertainment’s boy group Monsta X is an avid Overwatch player. In one of the episodes of Monsta X-Ray, the group’s reality TV show, Minhyuk went to an internet café just to play Overwatch.
An idol that’s always engrossed on her mobile phone and plays games all the time? That would be Jang Ye-eun of Cube Entertainment’s CLC (Crystal Clear).
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