Complexity Gaming announced the signing of GX3 on Thursday, and the team is one of the top women’s VALORANT squads in the world.
Complexity GX3, an all-women esports roster, will compete in an upcoming VALORANT Champions Tour Game Changers Qualifier as well as champion gender equality. The qualifier event is scheduled to start on Sept. 24.
Complexity GX3 roster
The all-women VALORANT esports roster for Complexity Gaming consists of players who have competitive experience in games such as Counter-Strike, Fortnite and Apex Legends.
While Ali “Alimonstr” Lew is a long-time professional Counter-Strike player, she is also a six-time Esports World Cup Champion. She first formed GX3 back in 2002 and later established the team’s presence in VALORANT. As for maddiesuun, she is experienced in mentoring young players and competing professionally. In the past, she was part of a Fortnite team.
“We strive to leave a lasting legacy on the esports world both competitively and culturally,” Alimonstr said. “Signing with a reputable and supportive organization like Complexity will not only equip us with tools to enhance our performance but also a platform to kick start important industry conversations about instilling change.”
Both Alimonstr and maddiesuun have been supporters of inclusivity within the gaming and esports scenes. While Alimonstr has been part of the space for about two decades, maddiesuun helped with the gaming scene for women while she was with Gen.G’s Team Bumble.
Other players of the Complexity GX3 roster include Annie “Aniemal” Lee and akaL4CE. While Aniemal is also a content creator and VALORANT streamer for Complexity Gaming, akaL4CE is an up-and-coming competitive VALORANT player. The final team member has not been announced yet.
Creating an accepting community
According to the announcement, the support of Complexity Gaming will help GX3 create a more supportive and accepting community. Upcoming initiatives by Complexity GX3 will include steps to negate toxicity, as well as partnerships with charitable organizations and brands. These initiatives will empower women gamers.
Additionally, Complexity GX3 will get access to performance tools, recovery amenities and health and wellness resources through the GameStop Performance Center (GSPC), which is Complexity Gaming’s headquarters.
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