Nobody is safe from AI, not even apparently call of Duty league teams, especially after the Vegas Legion announced its roster for the today Modern Warfare 3 Season using what appear to be AI-generated images of players.
Almost immediately, the cod To their credit, the community noted that this was a bizarre decision. There are tons of extremely talented graphic artists in the broader esports space, and if you don’t have the money to make a simple roster announcement change, then you probably don’t have the money to seriously compete in the CDL.
The changes, originally shared on X (formerly known as Twitter) on November 12th, even gave new veteran player Dillon “Attach” Price earrings for some reason.
While the roster is likely to be solid, the announcement has been skewed quite a bit. “The roster is a W, but I can’t understand why you would use AI imagery for your players when there are so many talented GFX people in this community who would have KILLED for the chance to make this announcement” , wrote “Spaceman” caster Sean. “Rogers. One fan chimed in and said: “This is the most shameless roster reveal lol.”
The revealed Legion CDL roster includes:
Times are currently difficult for e-sports organizations. Almost everyone is cutting costs and cutting back on payments to make ends meet while investors and sponsors go out of business. It is very clear that after 2023 many e-sports will be refocused on popular sports.
The use of AI for a cod The roster announcement is one of the weakest cost-cutting measures we’ve seen in esports to date. It would be one thing if even a spark of creativity was used, but it seems to be just generated headshots. It’s boring and uninspired, it reads like a disinterested management group.
Let’s hope that the CDL roster’s play on the server is the exact opposite of what the Legion wanted to achieve with their disappointing team announcement.