Professional gaming is big in Korea. How big? Over four hundred thousand money points big. Player Jae Ho 'Moon' Jang has signed a contract for US$473,037 to play WarCraft III.
Signing a contract to play for WeMade FOX team for 700 million Korean won, the 22-year-old is currently the highest paid player in the Korean e-Sports scene and the second highest paid player in its history. Back in 2007, StarCraft legend Yoon Yeol 'NaDa' Lee inked a deal to play for 750 million won.
"I am honoured to play for a Korea professional gaming team for Koreans," Moon stated. "As setting good circumstance of playing, I will give everything to my fans and FOX team by winning lots of titles in 2009." And making lots and lots of money.
FOX officially unveils record signing Moon [SK-Gaming Thanks to all who sent this in!]