It’s been three years since the major prize pool was increased, and despite CS:GO having generated over $800 million in revenue for VALVE last year, I think it’s OK if they don’t want to commit more money. But they must let us contribute to the major prize pool. While DOTA and Fortnite see prize pools of $30 million and higher, we are meant to be satisfied with a meager $1 million that does not reflect how much the scene has developed and grown in popularity.
Our game has been around for 20 years. No esport can touch the tradition, legacy, and infamy of Counter-Strike. It can be bigger than all others if it’s allowed to be. Think I’m wrong? Let us contribute to the major prize pool and find out.