After claiming their rightful crown in APAC's qualifier for Brazil, Team SMG flew to São Paulo for their first-ever international LAN event with the hopes and dreams of their region on their shoulders.
Pitted against weakened North American Series 3 victors Evil Geniuses GC Evil Geniuses GC Inactive , Team SMG refused to yield and made quick work of their opponents in two quick maps. Eager to keep their win streak alive, the troupe entered their next match against reigning champions G2 Gozen G2 Gozen Europe Rank #43 .
Unfortunately, a reverse-sweep for their European opponents sent Team SMG to the lower bracket, where they were only able to pick up a win against KRÜ BLAZE KRÜ BLAZE Latin America South Unranked before being eliminated by runner-up Team Liquid Brazil Team Liquid Brazil Brazil Rank #23 and departing with a fourth-place finish.
Upon the team's return from the world stage, in-game leader Abigail "Kohaibi" Kong announced that her contract with the organization had run out and that she was exploring new opportunities heading into the new year. Three days later and to the surprise of many, Team SMG released their most successful Game Changers roster yet.
Riot has yet to release details regarding APAC's Game Changers schedule for 2024. However, both North America and EMEA's circuits have kicked off as teams fight to once again reach the pinnacle of competition.