Riot Games Announces Valorant SEA Invitational Happening on July 11

Riot Games has announced that they are pushing through with the competitive tournament for their 5v5 tactical first-person, Valorant with the Valorant SEA Invitational.

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 IntelSecretlab 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 Invitational website.