VALORANT Is Testing Competitive League Tournaments

Nafiu Aziz
By Nafiu Aziz
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Riot Games is currently testing the Tournaments feature for VALORANT, where players will be able to take part in competitive leagues and earn points.

The developers behind the popular MOBA game League of Legends decided to venture into the world of the competitive first-person shooter with VALORANT. Riot basically hired former Counter-Strike players and developers to create something similar yet more refined for the new generation of FPS enthusiasts with unique abilities.

Aside from making this game easy to pick up and play, Riot Games also focused a lot on its competitive integrity. In short, the MOBA developers made VALORANT from the ground up to be a competitive game that will hold international tournaments on par with League & other popular Esports titles.

And seems like Riot has decided to take things up a notch by playtesting a Tournaments feature where players will be able to participate in tournaments and earn points.

What are Tournaments in VALORANT?

So far, we know that this Tournament feature will divide players into different divisions split by different numbers. On top of that, if players take part in these Leagues, they will be rewarded with points, although it is not confirmed what these points will offer as of writing.

Will there be a level requirement for players to take part in Tournaments?

Yes, based on leaks, there seems to be a minimum level requirement for players to participate in these tournaments. However, we have no information about the minimum threshold.

When will Tournaments arrive in VALORANT?

There is no official date for this Tournament feature as of writing. But based on leaks, Tournaments seem to be prepping to launch with the next Act or Very Soon. We’ll keep an eye on any updates regarding this feature.

Nafiu Aziz is an avid gamer and a writer at GameRiv, covering Apex Legends, CS:GO, VALORANT, and plenty of other popular FPS titles in between. He scours the internet daily to get the latest scoop in esports.