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- February 20th - The New York Excelsior officially announce the name and roster of their Overwatch Contenders academy team, XL2 Academy.
- March 24th - Fl0w3R joins the team.
- April 30th - BEARHANDS and NYXL mutually part ways.
- June 5th - Midnight is released from the team. 
- June 23rd - XL2 Academy announce that TiZi and WooHyaL have joined the team.
- July 3rd - Fl0w3R changes his name back to nanohana.
- July 5th - ioStux joins the Coaching staff.
- September 26th - ioStux leaves the team to focus on getting into OWL.
- October 26th - Kitta leaves the team to focus on her army training.
- October 29th - nanohana is promoted to the New York Excelsior and changes his name back to Fl0w3R.
- November 8th - Nenne is promoted to the New York Excelsior.
- November 15th - Adam retires from playing professional Overwatch. He will stay on with XL2 in an unannounced position.
- November 21st - XL2 Academy announce their new lineup for Contenders Season 3.
|Mangachu||Liam Campbell||DPS||2018-02-20 |
|Cloneman16||James D'Arcangelo||Tank||2018-02-20 |
|Goliath||Anthony Pietro||Support||2018-02-20 |
|WooHyaL||Seung-hyun Seong||Flex||2018-06-23 |
|TiZi||Jang-hyeon Hwang||Tank||2018-06-23 |
|Logix||Andreas Berghmans||DPS||2018-11-21 |
|Jer||Jeremy Santacruz||Support||2018-11-21 |
|ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|Adam||Adam Eckel||Support||2018-02-20||2018-11-21||XL2 Academy|
|Nenne||Yeon-kwan Jeong||DPS||2018-02-20 ||2018-11-08 ||New York Excelsior|
|nanohana||Yeon-oh Hwang||DPS||2018-03-24 ||2018-10-29 ||New York Excelsior|
|Midnight||Mike Ryan||Flex||2018-02-20 ||2018-06-05 ||Copenhagen Flames|
|Jeff Wilpon||Jeff Wilpon||Owner||-|
|Adam||Adam Eckel||Manager||2018-11-21 |
|Wiz||Hae-joon Lee||Coach||2018-11-21 |
|ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date|
|Kitta||Pirin Singapan||Coach/Analyst||2018-0?-??||2018-10-26 |
|ioStux||Ridouan Bouzrou||Coach||2018-07-05 ||2018-09-26 |
|BEARHANDS||Scott Tester||Director of Player Personnel||2017-0?-??||2018-04-30 |
- 2018-05-21 | XL2 | ORIGINS - FL0W3R by New York Excelsior
- 2018-05-28 | XL2 | ORIGINS - KITTA by New York Excelsior
- "We come to conquer. Introducing your XL2 Academy squad.". XL2 Academy. 2018-02-20.
- "Today, we are planting a seed for our future.". XL2 Academy. 2018-03-24.
- New York Excelsior (2018-04-30). "NYXL and Bearhands part ways".
- XL2 Academy (2018-06-05). "XL2 has released Mike "@MidnightOW_" Ryan from our roster.".
- XL2 Academy (2018-06-23). "We are very happy and proud of welcoming @Overwatch_TiZi and @WOOHYAL to the ranks of #XL2!".
- XL2 Academy (2018-07-03). "Fl0w3R changes his name back to nanohana".
- XL2 Academy (2018-07-05). "We're happy to welcome @ioStux_Coaching to the coaching staff, as he'll will be joining @Kitta_OW behind the blueprints and drawing boards!".
- "Today, we are parting ways with coach ioStux who's leaving to focus on getting into OWL.". XL2 Academy. 2018-09-26.
- "Today, we're saying our goodbyes to coach @Kitta_OW who's leaving to back for army training.". XL2 Academy. 2018-10-26.
- New York Excelsior (2018-10-29). "Roses are red. Violets are blue. Our firepower is world class, @Fl0w3RGOD has joined the NYXL crew.".
- "You already know who it is". New York Excelsior. 2018-11-08.
- Adam (2018-11-15). "To all my beloved fans and community".
- "OUR SEASON 3 ROSTER IS HERE!". XL2 Academy. 2018-11-21.