The now-former Team Envy DPS player saw much success with his former team, earning two first-place finishes in Contenders North America 2019 Seasons 1 and 2, while also netting a second place finish in the 2019 Atlantic Showdown.
Jaru is not the only former Team Envy member to move up to the Overwatch League: Swedish DPS SharP got signed to the Atlanta Reign Atlanta Reign OWL Rank #9 in November. Team Envy now has only four roster members and two staff members.
With the addition of Jaru, the Gladiators now have a 10 man roster. Competing alongside him will be birdring and MirroR . The last time the Gladiators made an appearance in the news was when they signed Finnish main tank lhcloudy earlier this month.
In the 2019 Overwatch League season, the Gladiators finished in the top six overall, with their season playoffs run ended by the eventual league champions, the San Francisco Shock.