Official: Cloud9 sign coL
Cloud9 have announced via their website that they have completed the signing of compLexity's CS:GO division.
On Friday morning, HLTV.org reported that the deal was close at hand after Cloud9 added a CS:GO section to their website and listed coL's players in it.
Following the expiry of the players' contracts with coL, Cloud9 have now officially confirmed the move, which extends the North America-based organisation's portfolio to six games.
n0thing & co sign for Cloud9
Cloud9 owner Jack Etienne, whose Dota2 team came in 5th-6th at The International, which earned them a whopping $655,842 cheque, admitted to being impressed by CS:GO's growth in recent months, and decided to sign coL's squad after EMS One Katowice.
"I've been interested in CS:GO's community for some time now and after I saw the amazing crowd at IEM Katowice first hand, I knew I had to get involved," said Cloud9 owner Jack Etienne.
"After speaking with a number of the top teams, I really was impressed with this one particular group and knew right away that we could work well together."
The team's LAN debut for Cloud9 will come in just two weeks' time, as the ESEA runners-up will attend ESL One Cologne, where $250,000 will be up for grabs.
Cloud9's now have the following CS:GO division: