neL: FunPlus Phoenix will acquire Heroic roster
Chinese club FunPlus Phoenix, which is the reigning world champion in the League of Legends, will debut in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with the signing of Heroic roster.
According to the source, FunPlus Phoenix also became the founding team of the FLASHPOINT league, paying an entry fee of $2 million. In this regard, the fate of the Danish team slot in the championship ESL Pro League S11, which is scheduled to start next week, remains unknown.
Among the latest achievements Heroic 3-4 places at EPICENTER 2019 and DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020. In the recent Europe Minor - Rio 2020 qualifying rounds, the team took 9-12th place, losing to Heretics and Copenhagen Flames.
FunPlus Phoenix was founded in 2017 but didn't become world famous until late last year, winning the most prestigious tournament in the League of Legends discipline. Multi-gaming is also represented in PUBG and Fortnite.