Kim "Lakia" Jong-min (김종민) has been announced by Gen.G Gen.G Korea Rank #4 as the newest member of the roster, joining Kim "Meteor" Tae-O (김태오) and ex- Global Esports Global Esports Asia-Pacific Rank #40 t3xture .
Lakia, known for his skill on the Sova, had been a part of NUTURN NUTURN Inactive and DRX DRX Korea Rank #1 (previously Vision Strikers). He joined IGZIST IGZIST Japan Rank #9 in 2022, with whom he placed third in the Japan Stage 1 Challengers Playoffs.
He returned to Korea afterward to join Dplus Esports Dplus Esports Korea Rank #2 . The team would win both Splits and represent Korea at VCT Ascension Pacific, where they would unfortunately fail to make it out of the group stage.
Gen.G, after being announced as one of the partnered Pacific League teams, got off to a strong start during the main season. They found four wins in a row but barely squeaked into the playoffs as the final seed, with a 5-4 record during the regular season. They placed fourth in the playoffs, narrowly missing out on Masters Tokyo. They once again finished third in the VCT Pacific LCQ, after a loss to Team Secret Team Secret Asia-Pacific Rank #14 eliminated them from the event and ended their hopes of making Champions.