Meta Gaming has dropped a player from both its Meta Athena Meta Athena Contenders KR Rank #11 innovation Oh Seok-hyun (오석현) dps Recry Jeong Taek-hyun (정택현) dps LukB Kim Ji-seok tank Modern Kim Soo-hoon (김수훈) tank SanSam Kim Hyang-ki (김향기) flex SonGBoos Choi Sung-hwan (최성환) flex Kris Choi Jun-soo (최준수) support Selly Jeonghwan An support and Meta Bellum Meta Bellum Contenders KR Rank #7 CCJ Jang Min-ki (장민기) dps Rio Oh Seung-pyo (오승표) tank Hoon Choi Jae-hoon (최재훈) flex Na1st Lee Ho-sung (이호성) flex envy Lee Kang-jae (이강재) flex Chara Kim Jung-yeon (김정연) support Apache Lee Min-hyeok (이민혁) support rosters. Additionally, the organization has added AVALLA as an assistant coach.

Bigbox played only two maps for Meta Athena during Contenders after joining the team a few months prior. He is now a free agent following his release from the organization.

Hyeonu played five maps between two matches for Meta Bellum during Contenders. He first joined the organization in August of 2017 to play support for Athena before moving to Bellum in October. He is also now a free agent following his release.

AVALLA previously coached the academy team of the Houston Outlaws, OpTic Academy OpTic Academy Contenders NA Rank #5 SharP Hugo Sahlberg dps Kellar Justin Kellar dps smurf Yoo Myeong-Hwan tank Voll Matthew Wallace flex Greyy Luís Perestrelo support Aid Go Jae-yoon (고재윤) support . Under her coaching, OpTic finished among North America's top four and qualified for LAN in Poland.

Meta Bellum has already secured a place in the next season of Contenders, while Meta Athena will have to play its way back in through Trials following a winless run in the group stage of the most recent season.