Mickey signed with League of Legends Champions Korea team APK Prince today, a month after parting methods with the LEC’s Excel Esports.

Excel Esports had an underwhelming season in Europe, placing seventh in the league. Mid laner Mickey had minutes of luster throughout the Spring Split and was one of the redeeming elements of the five-man lineup, but he undoubtedly disappointed reaching the team’s objectives of making the playoffs. In the end, Mickey, and Korean comrade Ki “Anticipate” Dae-han were cut from the team.

Mickey will now look to improve on APK Prince’s debut performance in the LCK and contend with the top groups in the league.

Mickey played for APK Prince for a short stint back in 2018, when the group was completing in Korea’s second division league, Challengers Korea. Most of the lineup has actually considering that been replaced, however previous teammates Kim “Trigger” Eui-joo and Park “Secret” Ki-sun have actually stayed with the group.

APK Prince ended up seventh in the 2020 LCK Spring Split with a 6-12 record, ahead of Hanhwa Life Esports, SANDBOX Gaming, and Griffin. Regardless of losing out on the playoffs, the group surpassed expectations and carried out admirably for their novice split. It remains to be seen if Mickey will be an upgrade on the roster.