FunPlus Phoenix announced acquiring Heroic roster
FunPlus Phoenix has officially announced that it has joined the CS:GO competitive scene and signed the Danish roster of Heroic, which will represent the Chinese organization in the Flashpoint league. Earlier insider Guillaume "neL" Canelo revealed information regarding the transfer, according to which the roster cost was about 1.6-1.8 million dollars.
We are thrilled to announce that FPX CS:GO team was officially founded today, and will participate in the @Flashpoint League as one of the founding members!#FPX #FPXCSGO #FPXWIN pic.twitter.com/5tINrm70eF— FunPlus PhoeniX (@FPX_Esports) March 15, 2020
Last year FunPlus Phoenix won the World Cup in the League of Legends, as well as took part in the largest competitions in Fortnite.
Heroic's best achievement is winning DreamHack Open Atlanta 2019 with a prize pool of $100,000, where the Danes beat Sprout 2-0 in the Grand Final. The closest match under the auspices of FunPlus Phoenix will take place today, March 15, when they will play against Cloud9 in the group stage Flashpoint 1.