Former Smash professional Zackray shall be headed again to the combating recreation quickly after his Pokemon Unite workforce was disqualified from the $1 million Pokemon Unite Championship Collection as a result of a teammate overslept.
Zackray left the professional Smash scene in Could 2022 to compete within the Pokemon Unite Championship Collection. That includes $1 million in prize cash, it’s the primary try at a serious esport competitors for the Pokemon MOBA.
It’s drawn some large names, together with Sota ‘Zackray’ Okada, one of many prime Final Joker and R.O.B. gamers on the planet. Nonetheless his stint in Unite esports could possibly be short-lived, after his workforce was disqualified for a purpose you don’t see on a regular basis.
Zackray’s Pokemon Unite workforce disqualified after teammate oversleeps
Zackray shall be making a return to Smash Bros quickly…
As a consequence of his Unite teammate oversleeping and getting them DQed from the qualifier… pic.twitter.com/oL5eQYNQJx
— Liquid L4st (@L4st_v1) June 18, 2022
On June 18 Crew Liquid’s Smash coach tweeted the professional would most probably be returning to Smash “quickly.”
“Zackray shall be making a return to Smash Bros quickly…” L4st tweeted. “As a consequence of his Unite teammate oversleeping and getting them DQed from the qualifier.”
Within the picture connected to the tweet, it’s defined what occurred in additional element. Apparently the teammate named “U” needed to work in a single day, and acquired no sleep earlier than play began at 9AM. Whereas taking a nap, they didn’t get up for a match, and the workforce was DQ’d.
Zackray’s workforce was taking part in properly earlier than the incident as properly, however after being knocked out they mutually agreed to disband.
Groups are knocked out of esports tournaments on a regular basis, however hardly ever for a purpose as heartbreaking as this.
Zackray has but to formally touch upon whether or not or not he’ll be headed again to skilled Smash, however common viewers of his stream say he’s positively been speaking about it, and this unlucky occasion could possibly be the tipping level.