Lightningfast Reveals the Salary of Global Esports Valorant Players
Global Esports' Valorant team has recently made headlines with Abhirup "Lightningfast" Choudhury recently sharing information about the salaries during a livestream, shedding light on the financial structure and compensation system within Global Esports' Valorant lineup, as the squad gears up for the VALORANT Champions Tour 2023: Pacific Last Chance Qualifier.
Global Esports takes great pride in its formidable Valorant roster, comprised of skilled players who have made a name for themselves in the Pacific region. The team boasts the talents of Ganesh "SkRossi" Gangadhar, Abhirup "Lightningfast" Choudhury, Jordan "AYRIN" He, Park "Bazzi" Jun-ki, Kim "t3xture" Na-ra, Michael "WRONSKI" Wronski, and Cahya "Monyet" Nugraha. Each player has carved their path to success, individually showcasing their abilities while contributing to the team's strong reputation.
Global Esports' Valorant Squad and Financial Insights
During a recent livestream, Choudhury talked about Global Esports’ team dynamics. As the team consists of seven members, two players are usually benched during matches. Choudhury revealed that these benched players still receive a substantial salary, emphasizing the organization's commitment to fair compensation. “Two players received seven lakhs just for spectating,” he said.
To adhere to the minimum salary requirement for the Pacific region, which stands at 67,000,000 KRW (approximately INR 42 Lakhs per year or INR 3.5 lakhs per month), it is speculated that Global Esports' players are compensated at this base level. However, it is important to note that players may also be eligible for additional financial incentives, including signing bonuses, individual and team performance bonuses, streaming pay/splits, promotional/sponsorship opportunities, and various benefits.
Looking ahead, Global Esports is set to face off against Rex Regum Qeon in the upper bracket qualifiers, vying for a spot at the highly prestigious Valorant Champions. This esteemed tournament will take place in Los Angeles, USA, and will feature 16 teams from the Americas, EMEA, and Pacific regions, as well as the qualifiers from China.