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Paris Eternal’s HyP Leaves Team and Overwatch

On Thursday, Paris Eternal flex support Damien “HyP” Souville announced on Twitter that he would be leaving the team and retiring from Overwatch. He stated that this decision was “the hardest one I had to take in my life but the most important thing is that this decision is the best for me, for my well-being and my health.”

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Image Courtesy of Damien “HyP” Souville via Twitter

HyP got his big start playing for the legendary gaming organization GamersOrigin where he played alongside other well known French Overwatch League players, Gael “Poko” Gouzerch and Benjamin “BenBest” Dieulafait. He then transitioned to Eagle Gaming, who shocked the contenders scene in 2018 when they dominated the competition with their expertise on the GOATs meta.

He has been an integral part of the Paris Eternal since the expansion team was first announced. Although he only played for stage 1 in the 2019 season, he has played the majority of this season for the team. His statement reads that he is “leaving an incredibly talented team today.” HyP says that he will “talk a bit more in detail in the coming days” about his decision to leave at this time. 

Former teammates from contenders to OWWC have always described him as kind, intelligent, and comforting. Immediately following his tweet some teammates, such as BenBest took to Twitter in response. BenBest said that he was “the best teammate I have ever had. Always there in the good as in the bad times.” HyP has always been the first one to jump up and grapple his teammates in a victorious hug or a reassuring embrace after a tough loss. His departure will truly be felt throughout the Eternal and French community.

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Eternally Grateful: HyP Discusses Burnout and Retirement April 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

[…] Paris Eternal flex support Damien “HyP” Souville announced on Twitter that he would be leaving the team and retiring from competitive Overwatch on Thursday. Almost immediately there was an overwhelming […]

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HyP讨论职业倦怠和退休 皇马电竞竞猜 _ 皇马电竞竞猜 April 4, 2020 at 12:19 pm

[…] 看似漫无目的,巴黎永恒的支持达米安“ HyP ”苏维尔在推特上宣布他将离开团队,并于星期四从竞争的《守望先锋》退役。前队友,教练,球迷,甚至其他球队的球员都向他表示了良好的祝愿,几乎立即获得了压倒性的支持。法国人的同胞支持布莱斯“ FDGoD ”蒙萨沃说他认为HyP是“老大哥”,如果不是他,他将是OWL的一员。当然, HyP的回应是FDGoD仅具有自己的才干值得感谢,而且他将继续前进。 […]

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