Massive Minecraft YouTuber and Twitch streamer Sapnap has taken a huge step in his gaming career after joining NRG as a co-owner and content creator.
Sapnap is known best for his role as one of the most dominant hunters in Dream’s Minecraft Manhunt series, but he’s also grown a huge fanbase of his own. With over 4.6 million subscribers on YouTube and 3.1 million followers on Twitch, his popularity has skyrocketed since his first Manhunt appearance in 2020.
While he doesn’t post content frequently to his YouTube channel, the views themselves prove he is a massively successful creator. Each of his videos easily surpasses 1 million views, and it’s not all that rare for Sapnap to post a video that will gain 10+ million views.
He’s also one of the most popular members of the DreamSMP group and lives with Dream and GeorgeNotFound in real life. But this loud and lethal Minecraft player has just taken a huge leap in his gaming career.
Sapnap joins NRG as co-owner
On October 28, Sapnap announced he would be joining NRG as a co-owner and content creator. The announcement came in the form of a Twitter video where several of his friends refused to play video games with him.
But while checking his Valorant Night Market, Sapnap was greeted with the option to buy NRG. And with the purchase, he became the co-owner of the populace Esports organization NRG.
Sapnap’s new role with NRG is similar to that of CourageJD’s with 100Thieves and TimTheTatman’s with Complexity. While they officially join a gaming org, they will still create content to draw in new fans.
Popular members of NRG include Clix (Fortnite), benjyfishy (Fortnite/Valorant), Justin (Rocket League), and Willius (Valorant). Sapnap will join co-owners Mark Mastrov and Andy Miller.
Who owns NGR gaming?
NRG Gaming is a professional esports organization founded in 2015. NRG comes from the idea of “energy” from the fighting spirits of our players!”. The organization has teams in a variety of games, including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, Fortnite, Rocket League, Smite, and Apex Legends. NRG has won several tournaments and championships, including the ELEAGUE Major Boston 2018 and the Overwatch World Cup 2018.
In September 2016, the organization expanded into Call of Duty with the acquisition of Evil Geniuses’ spot in the Call of Duty World League. NRG is one of the most successful esports organizations in the world.
In 2019, NRG’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team won the Intel Grand Slam, becoming the first team in history to do so. NRG’s Overwatch team is also one of the best in the world, having won the Overwatch World Cup in 2018.
NRG is majority-owned by Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov, with other notable investors including Shaquille O’Neal, Alex Rodriguez, and Jennifer Lopez. Sapnap joins the team as a content creator and co-owner.
The future of NRG gaming is looking very bright. They have a strong player base and are constantly expanding their reach. They are also very active on social media, which helps them connect with their fans. NRG gaming is definitely a force to be reckoned with in the gaming world.