Though Doinb is just not enjoying competitively this 12 months, he nonetheless has a robust presence within the esports scene, particularly within the LPL.
After not touchdown on a group through the offseason, Doinb is streaming full-time, sharing his solo queue gameplay, and commenting on the Chinese language competitors alongside different personalities within the scene.
Earlier right this moment on stream, Mille (米勒), a well-known Chinese language esports caster, requested Doinb whether or not he had intentions of enjoying overseas. The Korean mid laner revealed that he did obtain some presents from European and North American groups alike.
Whereas he didn’t point out the organizations in query or what number of groups reached out to him, the 2 talked about salaries throughout the totally different areas for this 12 months.
“At first, LPL was the area with the very best salaries, however now the LCK pays essentially the most,” Doinb mentioned. This shift is as a result of implementation of wage caps within the Chinese language area, which limits gamers’ compensation relying on the tier they belong to.
“If we’re speaking about the perfect gamers (S-tier gamers), the very best wage these gamers can get is in LCK, then LCS second and LPL third. S-tier gamers can get well-paid in NA, however in EU, it relies upon. Solely a few of them can get that remedy,” he continued, including that “again previously, loads of LEC gamers went to hitch the LCS as a result of salaries have been too low, and you might earn 4 to 5 instances as a lot by enjoying in NA. The distinction was large, however now I do suppose the situations in LEC are getting higher.”
Whereas salaries are hardly ever disclosed inside the esports scene, this could give a greater thought of how a lot of a distinction there’s between the most important areas.