Disguised Toast announced a DSG VALORANT roster for Game Changers and immediately had to respond to criticism towards the selected players.

Jeremy "Disguised Toast" Wang has proven to be a huge proponent of competitive VALORANT. He put together an NA Challengers roster with hopes of making the VCT through Ascension. His contributions now continue with a DSG VALORANT Game Changers roster.

There was speculation that Kyedae "Kyedae" Shymko would partake in Game Changers with other popular content creators. The 100 Thieves streamer, as rumors suggested, is confirmed to be part of the Disguised GC team.

Her inclusion, along with Sydney "Sydeon" Parker, Tenzin "TrulyTenzin" Dolkar, and Jodi "QuarterJade" Lee, was met with disapproval by one GC competitor in particular.

Criticism to the DSG VALORANT Game Changers team centered around content creators

(Image via Disguised)
(Image via Disguised)

A Game Changers competitor by the name of "jellyfish" started a lengthy Twitter thread to criticize the roster selection for DSG VALORANT. The criticism focused on the streamers, stating Disguised Toast originally implied his intentions of building a GC team around "actual players."

Of course, these streamers are some of the most popular VALORANT streamers around. They should be considered "actual players" regardless of their previous competitive status. The thread continues and labels the DSG VALORANT Game Changers team as nothing more than content creation with nothing to gain or give to the scene in the long term.

You can read the (now deleted) full thread following the initial tweet to see jellyfish's entire response to the reveal. All in all, this player believes the DSG team won't take the circuit seriously. Which in turn will have spectators not take it seriously. That seems to be the main concern.

Disguised Toast responds to issues brought up from Game Changers roster announcement

Disguised Toast is not one to shy away from speaking his mind. He has put together two VALORANT rosters with great potential and stepped in to defend his decisions. He started his own lengthy Twitter thread to address the backlash.

Toast came with receipts. He shows him and his team discussing through Discord the potential players to build around. He also assures that each of the content creators on the team will be taking Game Changers seriously.

This all culminated in a conversation with tupperware. Disguised Toast was upfront that the GC team will in fact be mainly for content creation. Everything was approved and fell into place to form a DSG VALORANT Game Changers roster.

When the dust settled, jellyfish confirmed that a discussion was held with Toast. They both expressed their point-of-view and came to an understanding. At the end of the day, no one should gatekeep any competitive scene. No one should also make a mockery of them.

It is refreshing to see they found common ground and hashed things out in a time where backlash and discourse is typically met with more backlash and discourse.

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