VALORANT: RIOT’s most recent First Strike trailer gives an insight into the competition

Rifat Bin Yusuf
By Rifat Bin Yusuf
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The VALORANT community is about to witness RIOT’s first-ever large scale official tournament.

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After the successful conclusion of a month-long qualification process, the First Strike event is set to take place between December 3 to 6. Qualified teams from multiple regions will be participating in the 3 days long event. VALORANT’s first proper Esports exhibition is expected to raise the game’s popularity.

Participating Regions 

  • North America 
  • Europe 
  • CIS
  • Turkey 
  • Korea 
  • Japan 
  • Asia Pacific 
  • Brazil 
  • Oceania  
  • Latin America 
  • MENA 

Due to the COVID-19 situation, RIOT won’t be hosting any international event for now. As mentioned above, teams from these regions are scheduled to take part in the event. RIOT has already allocated enough resources to Livestream the tournament. Earlier, 16 teams from North America and Europe qualified for the event. Although the VALORANT community is excited to see what Korea, Japan, Brazil & other regions bring to the showdown.

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Ahead of the First Strike, RIOT also unveiled their plans for 2021 and beyond. VALORANT champions tour will be a much larger arrangement than First Strike. Divided into several regional championships, RIOT is definitely utilizing their experience with the League of Legend Esports domain.   

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