The gaming world is buzzing with excitement as Riot Games kicks off the Valorant Champions Tour, VCT Game Changers Championship 2023. Not only does this event promise intense competition with a staggering $500,000 USD prize pool, but Riot Games is also turning up the heat by engaging viewers with exclusive drops. Whether you’re a seasoned esports enthusiast or a casual fan, here’s your guide on how to claim these coveted rewards and everything you need to know about this thrilling championship.
Exclusive Drops: A Spectator’s Delight
Riot Games is taking the viewing experience to a whole new level by offering exclusive in-game items through drops. These drops can be claimed by tuning in to the official broadcasts on either Twitch or YouTube. The excitement doesn’t end there; these drops are not just a token gesture but a way for fans to celebrate the VCT Game Changers Championship and the entire circuit.
To get your hands on these exclusive rewards, make sure to meet the specific criteria during the broadcasts. Whether you’re following the tournament throughout or catching the Grand Final, fulfilling the eligibility criteria is the key to unlocking these sought-after drops. If you’ve experienced Riot Games‘ previous tournament viewer rewards, you’ll be familiar with the drill.
Claiming Your Rewards: A Simple Process
Claiming your VCT Game Changers Championship drops is a straightforward process. Here’s a quick guide to ensure you’re set up to receive these exclusive items:
1. Tune into Official Broadcasts
Watch the official matches either throughout the tournament or during the Grand Final.
2. Fulfill Eligibility Criteria
Ensure you meet the specific criteria set by Riot Games to qualify for the drops.
With these steps, you’ll be well on your way to enhancing your gaming experience with unique and exclusive in-game items.
Meet the Contenders: VCT Game Changers Championship 2023 Teams
The VCT Game Changers Championship 2023 boasts a lineup of eight formidable teams from diverse regions. Here’s a glimpse of the teams vying for the coveted title:
1. BBL Queens (EMEA Stage 3)
2. G2 Gozen (EMEA Circuit Points)
3. Evil Geniuses GC (NA Series 3)
4. Shopify Rebellion (NA Circuit Points)
5. Team Liquid Brazil (BR Circuit Points)
6. KRÜ Blaze (LATAM Regional Final)
7. Team SMG (APAC Elite)
8. Chao Hui EDG (East Asia)
The tournament, scheduled from November 28 to December 3 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will feature a double-elimination bracket format, adding an extra layer of excitement to each match. All matches, except the lower and grand finals, will be best-of-three series, while the latter will be a best-of-five series.
Prize Pool and Where to Watch: Mark Your Calendar
The VCT Game Changers Championship 2023 boasts a staggering $500,000 USD prize pool. The winner will walk away with $180,000 USD, the second-placed team with $100,000 USD, and the third-placed team with $80,000 USD.
For those eager to catch the action live, the tournament will be streamed on Valorant’s Twitch channel and Valorant Champions Tour’s YouTube channel. Make sure to mark your calendar for the key matchups:
– Tuesday, November 28: Team Liquid Brazil vs G2 Gozen at 10:30 PM IST
– Wednesday, November 29: Evil Geniuses GC vs Team SMG at 1:30 AM IST
– Wednesday, November 29: Chao Hui EDG vs Shopify Rebellion at 10:30 PM IST
– Thursday, November 30: BBL Queens vs KRÜ Blaze at 1:30 AM IST
Meet the Voices: Talent Lineup for VCT Game Changers Global Championship
The VCT Game Changers Global Championship not only showcases elite gameplay but also features a stellar lineup of talent. From desk hosts to casting pairs, these voices will bring the tournament to life. Notable names include Yinsu “Yinsu” Collins, Keltoum “Giniro” Baddaje, and Mika “Mikafabs” Fabella, making history as the first Filipino caster in an international VALORANT tournament.
The analysts’ desk will feature familiar faces like Beatriz “kaquka” Alonso, Mirna “athxna” Noureldin, Heather “sapphiRe” Garozzo, and the debut of former FaZe player Andrej “babybay” Francisty.
Limited-Time Merchandise: Wear Your Support
In celebration of the VCT Game Changers Championship 2023, Riot Games has released exclusive limited-time merchandise. Available as a Tee and Hoodie, these items showcase unique designs featuring female Valorant agents Jett, Viper, and Killjoy.
The limited-time merchandise drop is scheduled to go live on November 22 at 11:00 PST (Pacific Standard Time) in the USA, November 23 at 12:30 IST (Indian Standard Time) in India, and various times in different time zones worldwide. Act fast, as these items will be available until stocks last.
The VCT Game Changers Championship 2023 promises not just thrilling gameplay but an immersive experience for fans. Claim your exclusive drops, cheer for your favorite teams, and show your support with limited-time merchandise. Whether you’re a seasoned esports aficionado or a casual viewer, this championship is set to deliver excitement, surprises, and unforgettable moments. Tune in, gear up, and be part of the gaming extravaganza that is the VCT Game Changers Championship 2023!