F.C. Copenhagen has invested into eSports in a big way. They have signed a 3-5 year contract with Danish roster which was ex-Dignitas. This contracts comes as an anomaly in CSGO as standard contracts in CSGO usually last for a year.
The only team that actually has a higher length contract period is Virtus Pro. However virtu Pro are a team that believes in not changing the roster just because of a few bad games. Stability in the Polish CSGO scene is extremely important for Fnatic and that is a unmovable clause for them while negotiating contract deals.
We are two strong players within entertainment teaming up to get involved with esports at the highest level from the start,” said Anders Hørsholt, the CEO of FC Copenhagen. “There is massive potential in esports. We have considerable ambitions with North, which will be among the world’s best from day one. We love to compete at FCK, and we are looking froward to getting going and developing this
Copenhagen are looking forth to invest in a new center that will be dedicated to eSports. This massive push comes in the belief of the progress that eSports will make in the coming years. The reported financial cost of the new center would be around $2 million