Don’t get any ideas yet, the new unit was created to meet the current needs of the Army, meaning that the games and gaming systems will be designed to prepare soldiers for combat.
"We want to take advantage of that, but we don’t have the intent to become a competitor with the commercial gaming industry," Lt. Col. Gary Stephens told Stars and Stripes. "We don’t have the intent or capability to be a commercial game house."
Apparently, gaming is considered to be a big plus in the training process. It seems that besides the above-mentioned $50 million, the Army’s gaming units also got an additional budget for the purchasing of “video game system that will be fielded for training in February.”