BOOM Esports BOOM Esports Asia-Pacific Rank #3 have announced the release of captain Michael "severiNe" Winata. BOOM had signed severiNe in October 2022 as their flex player. severiNe also announced his retirement from pro play.
severiNe joined BOOM after a long stint with regional rival ONIC G ONIC G Inactive ahead of the 2022 OFF//SEASON. The team would find a couple of top-three finishes in 2022, and the core of the roster was retained by BOOM for the 2023 season.
In Challengers Indonesia Split 1, the team would place second after a loss in the grand finals to Bigetron Arctic Bigetron Arctic Inactive . In Split 2 however, they would redeem themselves, and make a successful lower bracket run to win the event and qualify for Ascension Pacific.
At Ascension, the team placed second in their group to qualify for the playoffs but were eliminated in the semifinals after a loss to BLEED BLEED Asia-Pacific Rank #2 , ending their hopes of VCT Pacific 2024.