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X10’s Patiphan leaves VALORANT for Overwatch comeback

03:35 PM December 16, 2021

Thailand’s prodigal Overwatch son returns back to his roots. X10 Crit’s Patiphan “Patiphan” Chaiwong has left VALORANT in order to return to playing Overwatch.

The announcement was made via Los Angeles Gladiators’ Twitter. “We’re proud to welcome @itspatiphan back to Overwatch and to the Gladiators!” the LA-based Overwatch team said.

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Prior to this announcement, rumors about Patiphan’s departure from the VALORANT scene were prevalent even before Champions rolled around.

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He ultimately confirmed this rumor by tweeting a video of him exiting the VALORANT client, a dramatic metaphor for his retirement.

Patiphan’s esports career started in Overwatch as he used to compete for OneShine, Xavier, Talon, Eternal Academy, and WGS Phoenix respectively. Primarily known as a DPS player, Patiphan had an illustrious Overwatch career as he was once considered as arguably the best player in all of Southeast Asia, at 15 years old, while being the ace of Thailand’s team for the 2018 Overwatch World Cup.

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