The first thing that comes to mind when addressing f0rsakeN’s year is his impressive flexibility and stats over the season, making him one of the best all-around players in the world.
INDONESIA – Jason “f0rsakeN” Susanto achieves the second spot in the Top 20 APAC Players ranking at VALO2ASIA Awards 2023 for the third year in a row. His performance is highlighted by consistent high-damage output, effective play, and versatility across a range of agents.
The Indonesian was the biggest contributor in what many consider Paper Rex’s most successful year, having stepped up to the plate to fulfill the role many star players often do not take, which made him one of the best all-around players in the world. Throughout the season, f0rsakeN dedicated himself to a flexible role, demonstrating consistent performance across a wide range of agents, complemented by the skills of something and Jinggg as duelists.
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The first thing that comes to mind when addressing f0rsakeN’s year is his impressive flexibility and stats over the season. He dedicated himself to a flexible role, demonstrating consistent performance across a wide range of agents, complemented by the skills of something and Jinggg as duelists.
An above-average VLR rating of 1.08 while playing a total of nine agents throughout the VCT Pacific League alone spoke volumes of f0rsakeN. His competition with Jinggg and something for first place ranks as one of the closest battles in the top 20 over the last three years, setting all three players apart as being distinctly ahead of everyone else.
Here’s what the voting panel members of the 2023 VALO2ASIA Awards have to say about f0rsakeN:
Clinton “Paperthin” Bader:
“f0rsakeN has proven to be the most versatile player, maybe in the world. Playing so many different agents throughout the year, being called upon to step up as more of an IGL at times, and just having some of the most bonkers moments of the year makes him stand out.”
Seth “Achilios” King:
“His flexibility throughout the year as well as side-calling only further bolstered how good of a player he is.”
Nico “blackenBlue” Gayoso:
“I think many people will have seen this year by f0rsakeN as subpar compared to his spectacular previous ones, but I disagree. When you look at the adjustment he has had to make, one of the biggest role changes by anyone on this list, and the numbers he STILL puts up while playing a completely different role? This man can do everything, and is still sharp as ever.”
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