Earlier today, flex support Hidan announced on Twitter that he was no longer a member of IceblockGG and was now a free agent. Hidan later confirmed to over.gg that he had left of his own volition and had not been cut.
I'm no longer part of @iceblockGG, hf for the future ! Looking for offers, role flex support, DMs open. See you soon— Mikaël 'Hidan' (@HidanTF2) August 8, 2017
Hidan made his name known throughout the Overwatch world last year during the Overwatch Open as the newest permanent addition to the Misfits roster. Despite playing with two players that fans were accustomed to seeing on the Misfits roster, the team triumphed over the likes of NiP, Rogue, and EnVyUs. Their new flex support was not a small factor in their tournament victory, as he hit perhaps the most clutch sleep darts in Overwatch's short history in their semifinal against Rogue and performed remarkably throughout the tournament in a performance worthy of earning him a spot in Sideshow's list of Overwatch Open MVPs.
The Frenchman remained a permanent fixture of Misfits and was a part of the line-up that took home the trophy for Dreamhack Winter. However, that would be the end of his story with Misfits, as he would end up on the LG roster after the infamous triple shuffle between Misfits, Rogue, and Luminosity. While Hidan met Rogue’s new French requirements, Rogue had no reason to part with their own very talented French support, uNKOE.
Hidan didn't find the same success on Luminosity that he had on Misfits. After the team struggled in the opening months of 2017, they began making roster changes. Hidan, SuperPlouk, and SPREE were the only remaining members from the team created from the December trade by the time the roster was dropped in May.
Hidan and SuperPlouk decided to stick together as a part of a new French line-up later that month, IceblockGG. Much like Luminosity, the team has failed to reach the expectations placed on its very talented line-up. Hidan will now be seeking greener pastures as a new member of the continually deepening free agent pool. Meanwhile, Iceblock may have already lined up his replacement...