Riot is holding a set of Valorant tournaments to have a good time its current launch. The tournaments, that are streamed and hosted by Twitch Rivals, function a $200,000 prize pool with creators and groups from North America, Brazil, Europe, Korea, Japan, and different elements of Latin America collaborating.
To have a good time launch, we’re teaming with aggressive FPS creators to carry a world event and crown 1 successful group from every area. Up for grabs is a $200,000 prize pool and the suitable to rely themselves among the many first world VALORANT champs. https://t.co/8KTOqeVsck
— VALORANT (@PlayVALORANT) May 28, 2020
The event makes use of a round-robin method throughout the opening spherical and can then transfer to best-of-three and single elimination brackets for the playoffs. The ultimate rounds are occurring right now, June 6, and tomorrow, June 7. A full schedule is available to view here.
Riot has already began to put out their plans for Valorant’s aggressive scene, together with three tiers of competitors. Small, medium, and huge tournaments with completely different prize pool quantities will assist Riot usher in third-party organizers to carry tournaments.
“Our main focus early on will likely be forming partnerships with gamers, content material creators, event organizers, and builders,” ‘Magus’ Rozelle, senior director of world esports at Riot Video games mentioned in April. “Unlocking them to assist us to construct the Valorant ecosystem.“
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