Episode 2 Act 2 is now live in Valorant and that means a new Battle Pass is available to grind your way through!
One aspect that has been making tremendous progress since the game released is the esports side of Valorant.
Now, Riot is going to be hosting a LAN event in a location where we have never seen esports land before.
Here's all you need to know!
Riot has announced via their new blog post, that they will be hosting the VCT STAGE 2 MASTERS in Reykjavík, Iceland in the game's first-ever Riot-sponsored LAN event!
Check out the announcement YouTube video down below as well.
Dates and Venue
Riot has noted that the event is going to take place within the Laugardalshöll in Iceland, and will be held between May 24-30, 2021!
As well, Riot is committed to ensuring that all players and staff attending the event are safe from the on-going global pandemic.
Teams will quarantine upon arrival in Iceland. For the health and safety of our players, staff, and local residents, the event will not be able to accommodate a live audience.
Qualifiers and Teams
There will be a total of ten teams within the event, and they will all qualify through their respected regional events.
The breakdown of teams per region is as follows:
- 2 BR
- 2 EMEA
- 2 NA
- 1 JP
- 1 KR
- 1 LATAM
- 1 SEA
As of now, we do not know how much money will be on the line in Iceland.
Check back for more information in the coming weeks!
Unfortunately, there will be no live audience for the event; as only players and staff of teams attending will be permitted to attend the event.