Riot Games Announces Biggest Official Tournament for Valorant

Valorant, which was just released on June 2 2023, has already had a tournament prepared by Riot Games

Quoted from Essentially Sports, Thursday (18/6/2023), Riot Games will hold the first Valorant esports tournament, titled Ignition Series.
Later, each esports team can create their own tournament.
Like other competitions, there will be qualifying rounds, main matches, and invitations for the best esports players or teams in Valorant.

Furthermore, Riot Games also plans to bring this Ignition Series esports tournament to several countries.
The countries are North America, Brazil, Latin America, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Europe, Russia, Turkey and the Middle East.
The Ignition Series kicks off this weekend with two esports tournaments, including the G2 Valorant Invitational on June 19 local time.
While other tournaments, namely RAGE New Generation Esports on 20 and 21 June 2023.


For those who don’t know, Valorant is the newest game made by riot games which has a tactical shooter moba concept, where you will compete using agents (as heroes are called in Valorant), and each agent has unique skills that are different from other agents.

This is where the excitement of playing Valorant lies, apart from having to be careful with weapons, you also have to be careful with the skills these agents have.

As a new game in the field of esports, of course many Valorant players hope that this game will grow to be bustling, at least maybe one day Valorant will have its own big tournament like The International DOTA 2, as a comparison at the beginning of Valorant’s release, the highest number of players was recorded as 1.7 million logged in players

So far Valorant can only be played on a computer/PC, but going forward it looks like Valorant will be coming to consoles, whether it’s Playstation 4 or Xbox One. Riot Games is weighing whether later console players can play Valorant as well as on PC.

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