Merit is a two-time LAN veteran of the Australian scene, having led Kanga Esports and ORDER to their best results in Contenders in seasons two and three respectively. The news of his release comes as a surprise to most, as ORDER were considered to have one of the strongest rosters coming into the new season.
His replacement Signed is not unknown to the organisation, having played with ORDER in Season 2, as well as being a part of Blank Blue and Monopoly Club in the past. He briefly subbed in for Athletico Athletico Contenders AU Rank #12 in Season 3, helping the team qualify for LAN in their return to Australian Overwatch, and is renowned for his Zarya play.
Signed was also a part of ORDER’s victory in Week 1, sweeping Legacy Esports Legacy Esports Inactive 4-0. Jordation , who did not make an appearance in that series, will be replacing Merit in aim support for the rest of Season 1 2019.