Competitive Overwatch fans everywhere were devastated as OWL pro player Matthew “super” DeLisi announced his retirement before Overwatch 2’s release. Confirming the news on his Twitter, Super advised it wasn’t an easy decision to make, but claims that he “has lost the passion to compete.”
With Overwatch Season 5 on the way and Overwatch 2’s eventual arrival, the retirement sent shockwaves as many fans thanked DeLisi for his years as an OWL pro. Though DeLisi is retiring from eSports, he claims streaming will still be a part of his future plans.
OWL Pro Player Matthew “Super” DeLisi Retires Ahead of Overwatch 2
Blizzard’s Overwatch remains a popular title for eSports fans and gamers in general. While DeLisi won’t be returning to the eSports scene anytime soon, we wish him the best with whatever he has planned next.
Overwatch is available now on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. No release date for Overwatch 2 has been announced, though many fans are hoping to see the sequel out this year. In the meantime, a closed beta was announced for next month that's focused on PvP.