Complexity Gaming expands its partnership with the US military

North American Esports Organization Complexity games expanded its existing partnership with the The American army.

As a result, the two parties will join forces to organize a tournament in which active duty soldiers will participate.

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The expansion marks the third year that Complexity and the U.S. military have worked together after signing the initial agreement in June 2019.

From May 28, the clash of soldiers will see teams compete over a 23-week season across Halo Infinite, Rocket League, Call of Duty: Warzone, Madden NFL 22, and Apex Legends. Those who reach the top of the leaderboard will win prizes ranging from Complexity merchandise to gift cards.

Justin Kenna, CEO of GameSquare Esportstalked about the expansion: “Our partnership with the US military continues to be one of the most rewarding. This year, we’re doubling down on our 3-year relationship and hosting the most ambitious edition of Soldier Showdown yet to give our service members a chance to strengthen their bonds with each other and enjoy friendly competition.

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The US military is one of six Complexity Gaming partners. The organization’s portfolio includes streaming platform Twitch, technology company Lenovo and furniture maker Herman Miller.

Staff Sgt. Cody Mackall, Army’s Best Opportunities for Single Soldier Repadded, “Not only has the game played an important role in boosting morale in our homes, but it has also created camaraderie between soldiers and their squads.

“Soldier Showdown has become a beloved activity at our barracks across the military. It has provided a unique and meaningful way to create a sense of connection between Solider’s and within our communities.

Esports Insider says: Complexity’s partnership with the US military proves a success as it enters the third year of collaboration. The expansion of the Soldier Showdown tournament is a great way for both parties to grow further, highlighting the importance of community in gaming and esports.

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Sharon D. Cole