VALORANT Masters 2023 will likely be held in Tokyo, the capital metropolis of Japan, as introduced by Riot Video games on the nation’s official VALORANT channel. In a video showcasing the expansion of the esport scene within the land of the rising solar, Riot introduced that it’s time for Japan esports to maneuver to “the subsequent stage,” and can achieve this by internet hosting in June the second worldwide occasion for VCT 2023.
From the Grasp stage 2 of 2021 in Reykjavík to the VCT Champions in Istanbul final September, Japanese groups and gamers have climbed the ranks of VALORANT’s worldwide competitions. The viewers has additionally seen a rise in numbers, with the very best peak registered by the official VALORANT streaming channel on Twitch counting solely 62 hundreds viewers in 2012 in comparison with the 20222 peak reaching virtually 120 thousand, according to streamcharts statistics. Total, Riot described the Japanese VALORANT group to have grown by “leaps and bounds” over the past 12 months.
Along with the numerous achievements reached by the VALORANT group within the nation, Riot has additionally proven curiosity in bringing VALORANT occasions to quite a lot of nations spanning all continents. This can empower and nurture the sport’s communities world wide equally, maintaining the curiosity of the place the subsequent VCT 2023 stage will likely be held.
Earlier than reaching Japan although, VALORANT groups will compete within the kickoff match in Brazil, which Riot labeled as their “largest international tournament in VCT history” to date. The kickoff match will final three weeks and can go away house for regional leagues solely in early March. In response to the roadmap for 2023 the worldwide competitors will then resume in June with Masters Tokyo and can characteristic the highest three groups from the regional leagues for a complete of 9 groups competing for the title. The winner of VCT Masters will straight qualify for the ultimate and most necessary match of the 12 months: VCT Champions.
The highway to Champions remains to be far, however VALORANT followers can now be sure that the 2 foremost worldwide tournaments earlier than that will likely be held in two continents. With the VALORANT Champions Tourn embracing the entire globe followers would definitely be excited to have an opportunity to observe their favourite esport stay close to their dwelling.