It's for "personal reasons."
After being benched in February, ec1s is now a free agent.
It saw a 50% increase over the previously most-watched tournament.
A New York Excelsior veteran joins the reigning May Melee champions.
It starts this Thursday, and will run until Sunday evening.
The full announcement is set for this Thursday, May 13.
The partnership includes activations, gaming-related competitions, and interviews with Olympic athletes.