Originally posted by slashxtreme Damn, if that ever happened which I feel like it did.. it was a long, long ass time ago
Definitely seasons 1-5ish. Not sure exactly when it stopped.
It wasn't that the teams paid it directly, but the dots had to pay it, so the teams had to give enough salary for each upgrade. Each upgrade cost progressively more. This was for standard EQ back int he day well before AEQ was introduced.