dizzylife is the second player from the team's original core to go inactive, with Chris "pl1xx" Li's September announcement preceding his. He has been part of the Soniqs core since they were known as EXO Clan EXO Clan Inactive , one of Oceania's most dominant teams in 2020. After an undefeated First Strike: Oceania run, the team looked for opportunities to compete abroad, and eventually signed with Soniqs.
Joining the team in dizzylife's place is miniature, who played with Jason "JSUNG" Sung on Elevate Elevate Inactive and Headshot Percentage Headshot Percentage Inactive in late 2020 and into the first quarter of 2021. miniature's most recent tournament appearance was with Nemesis Nemesis Inactive in the NSG Winter Open #7. Nemesis advanced out of the group stage, but were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.
Soniqs have not made a tournament appearance in 2022. They last competed in late December in the NSG Winter Open #10. There, they were eliminated by TSM Academy TSM Academy North America Rank #19 in the quarterfinals, continuing a four-month drought of tournament wins for the organization. The last time Soniqs clinched a tournament win was in the BoomTV Proving Grounds Finals back in September. The closest that Soniqs have gotten to ending their dry spell was during their run in Rival 1, where they finished in the runner-up spot to Renegades Renegades Inactive .