This was done in preparation for Echo Fox’s withdrawal from its short-lived partnership with the North American LCS.
With different contracts for each of its players, the organization promised to “handle every case with the care necessary,” according to a statement obtained by the Hollywood Reporter. This includes the signed agreements of top laner Colin “Solo” Earnest, jungler Michael “MikeYeung” Yeung,
“We will also be working to support [players] as they enter the next phase of their careers, whether that be with another esports organization or whatever path they may choose,” added Echo Fox.
Earlier this May, LCS commissioner Chris “
As a result, Echo Fox’s slot was put up for sale. The LCS is currently in search of a new ownership group for next year’s regular season of the championship series.