ALEX officially leaves Cloud9’s CS:GO roster

Alex McMeekin has left Cloud9 and grow to be a free agent. The 25-year-old is now going to evaluate his choices—whether or not or not it’s in CS:GO or VALORANT.

This transfer comes slightly below three weeks after C9 introduced it could be ceasing operations within CS:GO as a result of being “dissatisfied with the extent of outcomes the crew.”

ALEX was the in-game chief for C9’s CS:GO crew after being acquired from Group Vitality final September and signing a three-year, $1.65 million contract. He competed with the crew in 9 occasions over six months, failing to crack the highest 4 in any giant occasion.

On March 26, two days after the crew completed seventeenth at ESL Professional League Season 13, C9 suspended its CS:GO division, launched coach Elmapuddy, and listed the complete roster as inactive.

With ALEX’s departure, C9 nonetheless has high-level expertise like Xeppaa, es3tag, mezii, and floppy below contract. Common supervisor Henry “⁠HenryG⁠” Greer and C9 mutually agreed to half methods on April 6.

It’s unclear what negotiations went on between the org and participant, however ALEX seemingly gave again a good portion of his authentic contract as a way to facilitate a launch.

Cloud9 “remain passionate” about competing in CS:GO and mentioned it goals to return to aggressive play sooner or later.

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