Christian “cocco” Jonsson is retiring from the Overwatch League, stepping down from his duties with the Dallas Fuel, the team announced Tuesday.
In Season 1, Jonsson played tank; in Season 2, he transitioned into the assistant coaching role.
In a video posted by the Fuel, Jonsson said the demands of his Overwatch career have affected him and he would return to his native Sweden. He said he might consider full-time streaming but isn’t sure.
“I’ve never been this stressed out in my life,” he said.
The Fuel also announced the acquisition of off-tank Lucas “NotE” Meissner in advance of Stage 2. Meissner had been playing with Boston Uprising, but the two teams consummated a trade on Tuesday. The Fuel sent off-tank Richard “rCk” Kanerva to Boston in exchange.
In another trade, the Atlanta Reign acquired DPS player Andrej “babybay” Francisty from the San Francisco Shock. The Reign needed a starting DPS player or a substitute after the retirement of Daniel “Dafran” Francesca.
Francisty is expected to join the Reign in time for their stage two Overwatch League match against the Uprising on Thursday. – ESPN