India’s top teams to compete for VCT ascension slot & $66k prize pool at NODWIN Gaming arena

India’s top teams to compete for VCT ascension slot & $66k prize pool at NODWIN Gaming arena

The teams will compete for glory in front of a live audience at the LAN playoffs from 25-28 June.

Split 2

Mumbai: NODWIN Gaming, the leading South Asian gaming and esports company, in collaboration with Riot Games, are set to bring the electrifying LAN playoffs of the OMEN VALORANT Challengers South Asia Split 2 to Delhi's NODWIN Gaming Arena in Chattarpur from June 25-28. Get ready for South Asia's top VALORANT teams to battle it out for a shot at VCT Ascension!

After the high-octane league stage, Revenant Esports and Velocity Gaming emerged as the top two finishers from Group A, while True Rippers and Orangutan led the standings in Group B. Now, these four leading VALORANT teams representing South Asia will compete in the LAN playoffs for not only a chance to secure a spot in the VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Ascension in Japan this year but also for a share of the $66,000 (approximately Rs 55 lakhs) prize pool. The champions will claim $20,000 (approximately Rs 16.7 lakhs) in prize money.

This electrifying LAN event at the NODWIN Gaming Arena promises to be an exceptional and unforgettable experience, bringing fans and players together for an action-packed, heart-pounding fight to the top. Additionally, the action will also be broadcast live on NODWIN Gaming’s YouTube channel. OMEN by HP is the tournament's title partner and Philips is the styling partner.

Expressing his excitement, NODWIN Gaming co-founder and MD Akshat Rathee stated, “We are ecstatic to bring the LAN playoffs of OMEN VALORANT Challengers South Asia Split 2 to the NODWIN Arena which will have the region’s most talented VALORANT athletes competing to bolster India’s presence in the global landscape. This event represents the pinnacle of VALORANT esports in India, and NODWIN Gaming is proud to provide a platform for these talented teams to showcase their skills. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our partners and look forward to elevating the esports experience for both players and fans.”

The OMEN VALORANT Challengers South Asia 2024, organised by NODWIN Gaming and Riot Games, began earlier this year and marked the beginning of an exciting competitive season. With a dual-split format, this tournament serves as a pivotal milestone for South Asian teams aspiring to qualify for the VCT Ascension 2024: Pacific.

“The OMEN VALORANT Challengers South Asia 2024 has served as a crucial platform for teams and players in the region to demonstrate their skills. So far, throughout Split 1 and the league stage of Split 2, this tournament has not only showcased some incredible VALORANT plays, but also reinforced our commitment to providing competitive opportunities for the region. We are now eager to witness some amazing matches and memorable moments as South Asia’s top four teams battle it out for a coveted spot in the VCT Ascension Pacific,” said Riot Games’ esports lead, India & South Asia, Sukamal Pegu.

The Split 1 of the OMEN VALORANT Challengers South Asia 2024 garnered significant success, drawing 30,000 attendees to the offline cup final one and two, alongside an impressive online viewership of 3.2 Million across. The upcoming Split 2 LAN Playoffs are set to be a leap forward for VALORANT in India, building on past successes and propelling the game's competitive scene to new heights.

For further updates and information about the VALORANT Challengers South Asia, follow NODWIN Gaming on social media.