Set for a July 11, 2020 1:30 PM (GMT +8) and held with official event organizer IO Esports, the Valorant SEA Invitational will feature six (6) teams of five (5) content creators and personalities each from Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. With a total prize pool of $10,000 features various prizes from official sponsors which include Intel, Secretlab and Gigabyte.
Riot Games Southeast Asia has announced that they will donate $10,000 to GlobalGiving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund to benefit projects working on the stop and prevention of the pandemic’s spread, in celebration of the launch of Valorant in conjunction with the SEA Invitational.
We are thrilled by the excitement surrounding Valorant from our Southeast Asian players, whose response towards the game has exceeded our expectations. This charity invitational is an opportunity for us to unite players in the region through a shared passion for playing and watching the game, all in the name of a good cause. We look forward to bringing more such unique experiences to our players in the near future.
Said Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games SEA, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
The SEA Invitational will be broadcast live in English, Traditional Chinese, Thai, Bahasa Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, and will feature names including:
Luthfi Halimawan and Watchout Gaming from Indonesia
Soloz and MasterRamen from Malaysia
GlocoGaming and Ashley Gosiengfiao from the Philippines
Sombrero and Afiz from Singapore
Xargon and Hehe from Taiwan
Xcrosz and Badness Gamer from Thailand
Valorant is a competitive, free-to-play 5v5 character-based tactical shooter for the PC developed by Riot Games. Valorant is a precise and lethal multiplayer game with high-fidelity gunplay, a diverse arsenal of guns, agents with unique abilities, and competitively tuned maps for thousands of hours of play.
For more information on the participants and the full list of channels to watch the matches, please visit the SEA Invitationalwebsite.