Riot Games announces Valorant Ignition Series 2020
Ever since Riot Games’ all new FPS title Valorant came out a few weeks ago, many people have been trying out the game. The game was highly successful in its closed beta state and after launch, the popularity of the game has only grown.
Today, Riot Games announced the first Valorant Ignition series, which is going to be the first official Valorant tournament from Riot Games after launching the game.
Creating a competitive ecosystem for Valorant
Riot Games has announced the Ignition Series, which is competitive ecosystem for Valorant. In a blog, Whalen Rozelle and Kasra Jafroodi, two members of the Valorant global esport team announced the details.
During the closed beta, hundreds of tournaments and invitationals took place around the world. And Valorant competition globally grew by making it easier to follow the sport through a more organized cadence of events.
As such, Riot Games is introducing the Valorant Ignition Series. This is an official Riot-partner program where they will spotlight a few tournaments each week, help discover talented players, and build global recognition for top Valorant pros and teams.
At its core, this is a way to push the boundaries of competitive Valorant gameplay. The game has quite a high esports potential, and Riot Games doesn’t want to miss out on it.
How did the Ignition series come about?
To create the Ignition Series, Riot Games has partnered with more than 20 esports organizations around the world. They will bring you Valorant events. Each organizer will use their expertise to design their own unique Ignition Series tournament.
We can expect to see a combination of competitive open qualifiers, show matches, and invitationals featuring top players of the game, established personalities, and aspiring amateurs. In places where Valorant has launched, these tournaments will provide players with the opportunity to begin building their region’s competitive legacy.
So, if you were getting into the groove of Valorant, be on the lookout for upcoming tournaments and employ some interesting tactics in your gameplay.