Cloud9 is an esports organization in North America currently active in over 10 esports competitions such as CSGO, Dota 2,Hearthstone, LOL, Fortnite and Super Smash Bros.The organization also owns the London Spitfire roster that plays in the Overwatch League.
Cloud9 can trace its roots back to 2012 when former members of the LOL team Orbit Gaming signed a deal with Quantic Gaming. Quantic went bankrupt and Former Team SoloMid manager Jack Etienne bought the team and became its manager.
Soon after, Cloud9 acquired compLexity Gaming’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster which soon became one of the best North American CS:GO teams.
Undeniably, its LOL roster remained its strongest team, Cloud9 wining 4 World Championships in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.