'Overwatch' pro player suspended for homophobic slur.
The League initially suspended Lengyel for 4 matches and fined him $2,000. Fuel, nonetheless, adopted by suspending him for the remainder of Stage 1, which ends on February 10th. He’ll additionally obtain “extra assets, focus teaching, bodily coaching and assist” to assist replicate the ideas of the group and the League at massive.
Lengyel provided an apology to Wilmot, who accepted it. However, this is not the primary time he or different Overwatch League gamers have landed in bother. He’s been accused of throwing matches and abusing the sport’s reporting system, whereas others have been punished for taking funds to stage up others’ characters and sharing accounts. The mixture of penalties is as a lot about sending a message to different opponents as it’s punishing Lengyel: clear up your act or threat being sidelined for a very long time.