VALORANT Masters 2023 is happening in Tokyo, Japan

By Tanisha Wankhade | Dec 25, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us


VALORANT Masters 2023 is going to happen in the capital city of Japan, Tokyo. It’s officially declared by Riot Games on the nation’s official VALORANT channel. In a video showing the development of the esport scene and Riot declared that it’s time for Japan esports to go to “the next stage,” and will do so by organizing in June the second international event for VCT 2023. VALORANT Masters 2023 is happening in Tokyo, Japan.

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Whether it’s about acquiring the Master stage 2 of 2021 in Reykjavík to reaching the heights at VCT Champions in Istanbul previous September, Japanese teams and gamers have ascended the ranks of VALORANT’s international tournaments. The fans has also witnessed an improvement in numbers, with the hugestbpeak enrolled by the official VALORANT streaming channel on Twitch counting only 62 thousands viewers in 2012 whereas in 20222 peak reached to almost 120 thousand,  as per streamcharts statistics. Altogether, Riot depicted the Japanese VALORANT community to have evolved by “leaps and bounds” over the past 12 months.

In expansion to the significant accomplishments attained by the VALORANT community in the country, Riot has also indicated an interest in bringing VALORANT events to a variation of nations extending all continents. This will entrust and educate the game’s communities around the world in an equal manner, maintaining the interest of where the upcoming VCT 2023 stage will happen.

Prior to going Japan though, VALORANT teams will fight in the kickoff game in Brazil, which Riot tagged as their “largest international tournament in VCT history” so far. The kickoff game will stay for three weeks and will left the space for regional leagues only in the early days March. As per the roadmap for 2023 the international tournament will then begin again in June with Masters Tokyo and will have the top three teams from the regional leagues for a total of nine teams playing against for the title. The winner of VCT Masters will directly be eligible for the final and most crucial tournament of the year: VCT Champions.

The path to Champions is still long, but VALORANT fandom can now be specific that the two main international tournaments prior that will be taking place in two continents. With the VALORANT Champions Tourn grasping the whole globe fans would clearly be fascinated to have an opportunity to attend their favorite sport live near their home.

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