Game developers and esports companies revolt games gave that away Copenhagen and Istanbul will host the remaining international events of VALORANT in 2022 VALORANT master trip (VKT).
The second Masters event of the season will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark in July 2022. The final international event of VCT will be held in Istanbul, Turkey in September.
VALORANT Masters Copenhagen consists of 12 teams and takes place in Copenhagen for the first time. 16 teams compete at the season finale in Istanbul; ten of those will qualify through the regular season. Six other teams are participating in Riot Games’ Last Chance qualifiers in August.
Riot Games shared details about a release: “Our goal is to see our biggest international events played in front of a live audience and both cities have shown clear pathways towards that goal while providing the best possible guarantee that all qualified teams can attend and compete safely.
“We are pleased to announce the initial details of these two events and will provide more information in the coming weeks.”
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The last international VCT event took place in Iceland earlier this year. VCT 2022 Stage 1 Masters Reykjavík saw a peak attendance of over 1 million, according to esports charts.
Riot Games announced that a complete reorganization of the competition will take place for next season’s VCT. In particular, VALORANT add new international leagues and expand its existing Game Changers and Challengers systems. VALORANT’s leagues will also get partner teams, although Riot Games didn’t reveal many details on that.
Esports Insider Says Copenhagen and Istanbul are great choices for high-profile VALORANT events, and Riot Games is sure to draw big audiences to both cities. The fact that the events are intended to be LAN experiences is also very welcome, especially since both regions have a large number of esports fans.