The VALORANT Championship Tournament (VCR) a well-known gaming competition for new-gen shooters is now taking place for the first time in India. The event will exclusively be live streamed in Hindi and English on Glance lock screen in India and Indonesia starting on November 18, 2022, concurrent with the renowned Sunburn festival (Hyderabad). It is anticipated that the event will generate 2 Million daily views on Glance, making it a pleasure for all gamers and gaming lovers. Glance GXR Partnership
Schedule and dates
The event is scheduled to take place from November 18 – 20 in association with the Sunburn Music Festival, Hyderabad. Also, Glance Gaming, a gaming and game streaming destination, and part of consumer internet company Glance, today announced that it has partnered with Galaxy Racer to live stream the first-ever VCT Off-Season LAN event in the country, Valorant India Invitational.
The top eight teams from Asia Pacific and 1 from Europe, including some recently appointed franchise members of the Valorant Partner Leagues that will debut in 2023, will compete for a prize pool of USD 100,000. These teams are from the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, and Spain. About 2 million Glance views per day are anticipated during the three-day finale. Glance GXR Partnership
Yashashvi Takallapalli, VP and GM, of Glance Gaming said, “At Glance Gaming, we are committed to nurturing India’s growing base of e-sports enthusiasts and our partnership with Galaxy Racer to live stream the official VCT Off Season event, Valorant India Invitational, reaffirms the same. We aim to stream several leading e-sport events and bring the best of Hyperlive gaming experiences, that are unique, deeply interactive and immersive, to our gaming community.”
In terms of mobile esports, especially PUBG Mobile, India has achieved complete success. However, since the same has been prohibited, the nation’s focus has switched to the PC gaming culture. While PC esports fans flocked to Valorant, the national CS: GO scene progressively disappeared. When professionals and organisers noticed the expansion of talent and teams in India, they braced themselves.