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.