XSET launches as a socially aware kind of gaming organization
Get ready for a new esports heavyweight.
Get ready for a new esports heavyweight. XSET has launched an organization placing a premium on social responsibility.
Spearheading the team is Greg Selkoe. In other words, maybe you know Selkoe from FaZe Clan. FaZe Clan is a wildly successful gaming and lifestyle organization. He was president for the past two and a half years.
Selkoe is not alone in abandoning ship. For instance, coming along are two other FaZe Clan executives. They are Will Eddins and Clinton Sparks. Eddins was FaZe’s president of special projects and apparel. Furthermore, Sparks was Faze Clan’s business development director.
In a The New York Times interview, Selkoe suggested the social landscape has shifted in 2020. Above all, he cites the massive support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Furthermore, Me Too awareness sweeping through gaming.
For example, One of the goals of XSET is creating an inclusive atmosphere for those into esports and the gaming lifestyle. In addition, teams and organizations tend to be almost exclusively male.
Gaming is the new pop culture
In an XSET press release, Selkoe said: “Gaming is the new pop culture. We are creating an entirely new gaming organization. One with integrity, creativity, and, most of all, the courage. To build out an impressive and diverse roster of individual gamers. Who reflect the actual landscape of the new generation of America.
“XSET means excellence and inclusion,’ he added. “We will set the standard and be the kind of role models the community of hundreds of millions of gaming fans deserve. The way I look at it, the future is set.”
It is interesting to note that the initial XSET team includes three women.
Erin Ashley Simon is a multi-media star and consultant. Minna Stress is a member of the USA Skateboarding team and is scheduled to take part in the Tokyo Olympics.
Furthermore, Ashley “AshleyBTW” Morales is a Fortnite legend.
XSET is going to field teams in Valorant, Call of Duty: War Zone, and Fortnite.
XCET promises, over the coming months, player announcement, product rollouts, and brand sponsorships. You can also look forward to “impact-focused initiatives that highlight and expand XSET’s social mission.”