North American Overwatch star Jay “sinatraa” Won has sealed a $150,000-per-year agreement with NRG Esports and assimilated NRG’s Overwatch League roster, sources tighten to both parties told ESPN.
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The 17-year-old’s income is $100,000 per year above a joining minimum, with revenue-sharing options available, sources said. He is entitled, alongside his destiny teammates, to 50 percent of group bonuses, per Overwatch League rules.
The high income comes after a brawl between NRG Esports and Cloud9, that both attempted to finish agreements with a player, sources said. Through a rival behest fight that lifted a income by scarcely $50,000, sinatraa and his mom — who is compulsory to pointer a agreement since he is a teenager — eventually sealed with NRG. NRG Esports declined to comment.
Sinatraa is reuniting with former manager and Selfless Gaming co-owner Brad Rajani, who is now a conduct manager and manager of NRG Esports Overwatch team. Sinatraa left Selfless after a classification disbanded on Jul 7.
Sinatraa is deliberate one of a best North American DPS players and perceived seductiveness from a series of impending teams. Over a final few months, he has competed as partial of a North American Overwatch World Cup team. That group will contest on Nov. 3-4, with a opening compare opposite South Korea, during Blizzard’s annual BlizzCon in Anaheim, California.