Subsequently, on September 13, NRG officially confirmed the departure of s0m, a veteran of their Valorant team for the past three years. They have parted ways with their Valorant player s0m, as he has decided to transition to streaming, adding to the ongoing roster changes in VCT Americas.
At the beginning of the offseason, Sam “s0m” Oh shared on his stream that he intended to prioritize streaming while remaining open to potential opportunities, hinting at a possible departure from NRG.
“I think for me personally, I saw this coming,” said s0m. “But it was kind of also my decision to step away.”
“This next year, I kind of just took a step back and decided that I’m just going to stream for now, and then if there comes an opportunity, or I see an opportunity I can take, or I can make one, then I’ll come back to competing,” s0m explained.
s0m had been a part of NRG since late 2020, becoming an integral member of the team. Throughout his time with NRG, he evolved into one of Valorant’s most popular streamers, consistently attracting thousands of viewers to his broadcasts. He was previously a successful streamer in his CSGO days and now he goes back to streaming again.