Cloud9 spent on es3tag $2,1 million
General Manager of Cloud9 Henry "HenryG" Greer has published financial details of Patrick "es3tag" Hansen's contract. The North American organization spent $2,100,000 on the player's three-year salary and his buyout from Astralis.
The Colossus plucks the brightest star from the Danish night sky to complete a line-up with true astronomical power ?— C9 HenryG (@HenryGcsgo) October 15, 2020
? Player: Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen ??
? Role: Entry / Aggressive Rifle
? Contract length: 3 year deal (from 10/25/2020)
? Value: $2,100,000#C9WIN pic.twitter.com/vwiNb74GFO
HenryG noted that the Danish will take the role of an Entry Frager. Hansen's contract will be effective from October 25, when the DreamHack Open Fall 2020 - the last tournament of es3tag in Astralis - will be over.
According to previously published information, the total cost of Cloud9 for the new roaster is $5,973,000. Alex "ALEX" McMickin's signing cost $1,650,000, Ozgur "woxic" Eker $1,365,000 and William "mezii" Merriman $426,000. Ricky "floppy" Cameri had a valid contract with the organization and only his salary for three years - $432,000 - is registered.
The next match for Cloud9 will take place on November 3 as part of the quarterfinal of the Nine to Five #5 tournament, after which from November 9 to December 6 he will play in the second season of the Flashpoint league.