OpTic Gaming is a well-known professional eSports organization from America. OpTic owns several teams which compete in various games such as Call of Duty, Gears of War, Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Dota 2 and many more. The company is owned by Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez and Neil Leibman, Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of OpTic Gaming in 2018.
OpTic Gaming was formed in the year 2006 by Ryan “J” Musselman and OpTic “Kr3w”. They were first established as a Call of Duty sniping team. The following year Musselman handed over the team to Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez. The team started participating in the competitive gaming events in 2010 with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on Xbox 360.
In 2017, the co-owner of the professional basketball team Texas Rangers, Neil Leibman, and Chris Chaney bought the majority shares of the organization. Together they created the company Infinite Esports & Entertainment which includes Houston Outlaws and OpTic Gaming.
OpTic Gaming first took part in the “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 National Championships” where they were placed on the eight position. At the 2010 “MLG National Championships” they were ranked fourth.
Before the start of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2011 season, Matt Hagg was removed from the team. They went to the season without any practice but still was able to rank third. During the 2011-2012 season, Hagg was picked up again for the team because two of the team members were unavailable to play. They won the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 series and won $4000,000 as prize money. Later, Magg created his OpTic team under OpTic Nation.
They participated in the first LAN event which was called “UMG Chicago”. The won the finals with 3–2 and became the first Call of Duty: Black Ops II champions. In the next Call of Duty franchise which was titled “Call of Duty: Ghosts” the team lost the first two matches and eventually ended the championship in the seventh place.
At the MLG PAX East Championship, OpTic performed their lowest and finished at the bottom of the league.
OpTic Gaming was one of the twelve teams to qualify for the “Pro League Season 1”. In 2014, they took part in the “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” the team earned second place narrowingly losing the finals to FaZe. They also won the “MLG Season 1 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” defeating Denial eSports in the finals. The captain of the OpTic gaming team NaDeSHoT was named the eSports Player of the Year at the 2014 Game Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Optic Gaming has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. They made most of the wealth by participating and winning several gaming events. The won the Call of Duty championship in 2012 and received $10 million as prize money. The also earned $120,000 at the 2014 Call of Duty: Ghosts season. They have also been sponsored by several brands and companies including Redbull which also helps in increasing their net worth.
Optic Gaming is one of the most renowned eSports organization in the world. They have participated at several gaming series and championships which earned them a huge sum of money.