UPDATE: JKap has officially joined OpTic Gaming:
We’re excited to announce that OpTic Gaming will be bringing on the legend @JKap415 to the squad. Welcome to the team, fam!
— Will Johnson (@OpTic_BigTymeR) September 2, 2013
Lots of speculation and joking are going on inside the MLG community with both pro players and fans sending out their guesses on who is pinned to be OpTic’s 4th. After the shocking news of Merk’s release, OpTic Gaming has been silent about who they plan on picking, and although the guys are looking to make a mark inside of the upcoming tournaments, it is obvious that Merk’s release is an emotional one. Whoever fills Merk’s spot definitely has some huge shoes to fill. But who could it be?
UPDATE: It seems that JKap has officially left EnVy.
Due to business reasons, Jkap has left @TeamEnVyUs and we are now on the search of a fourth. Best of luck to my good friend Jordan.
— Raymond Lussier (@Rambo_nV) September 2, 2013
Predictions are flooding Twitter, with many people making assumptions based on posts made by other pro players. It seems that OpTic has really charged up the mystery, and now every post made by the pros subliminally points to them wearing an OpTic jersey. Here are some of the tweets floating around the community:
Omg Bigtymer switched back to anchor and I’m OpTicDKarma.
— Damon B (@Karma_nV) September 1, 2013
I am not joining OpTic. — Chris Duarte (@UNITEParasite) September 1, 2013
Ayyyyyy optic killa? — Adam Sloss (@EpsilonKilla) September 1, 2013
But in all seriousness we will be announcing our new squadmate soon, stay tuned 😀
— Seth Abner (@OpTicScumpii) September 1, 2013
So who do you think will be the new player to join the OpTic roster? Feel free to vote (just for laughs) and leave your assumptions below.