Six teams of five prominent content creators and personalities each from Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand will duke it out in the VALORANT SEA Invitational on July 11.
“We are thrilled by the excitement surrounding VALORANT from our Southeast Asian players, whose response towards the game has exceeded our expectations. This charity invitational is an opportunity for us to unite players in the region through a shared passion for playing and watching the game, all in the name of a good cause. We look forward to bringing more such unique experiences to our players in the near future,” Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games SEA, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, said in a press statement.
The Ignition Series is the publisher’s first step to build a thriving esport around VALORANT. To produce the VALORANT Ignition Series, Riot Games has partnered with more than 20 esports organizations. This will allow it to create unique competitive events around the world.
“We’re thrilled to pull together the best from gaming and esports to deliver a program that will showcase VALORANT on a global scale,” Whalen Rozelle, Senior Director of Esports at Riot Games, said in a press statement
Love Legends of Runeterra? Then you’ll be excited to know that a variety of new features and content will come out this June and in the next few months.
“Our goal has been to develop an entire ecosystem of modes and features for you to show off your skill,” said Jeff Jew, Executive Producer – Legends of Runeterra at Riot Games, in their latest developer video.
Legends of Runeterra is a free-to-play, digital collectible card game featuring iconic League of Legends champions. It also introduces new characters originating from the world of Runeterra. Riot Games launched it across Southeast Asia on May 1. It is their first cross-platform game in Southeast Asia.
Riot Games has successfully launched the game on schedule in the midst of a global pandemic. Gamers in most regions can create a VALORANT account and download the free-to-play PC game.
Riot Games has also released VALORANT’s brand new launch cinematic trailer called “Duelists”. They have also launched the latest gameplay trailer set on VALORANT’s newest map, Ascent. You can watch both trailers in this article.
Are you ready to compete with players all over the world in VALORANT? Riot Games has announced that its free-to-play competitive 5v5 character-based tactical shooter for the PC will launch on June 2. The PC version will be available to download for free.
Players in Southeast Asia will be able to play VALORANT on PC in English, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, and Traditional Chinese. Meanwhile, the Vietnamese language will be available later this year. Taiwan will not be part of the global launch. This is due to additional technical integration work necessary to comply with local requirements. Riot Games, however, expects the game to be up and running in Taiwan in the next few weeks.
“Our goal has always been to bring VALORANT to as much of the world as soon as possible, and we’re hyped to be able to do so on June 2,” Anna Donlon, VALORANT Executive Producer at Riot Games, said in a press statement.