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Twitch Rivals to Host VALORANT Showcase and Showdown

Jalen Lopez  | 
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Tune in to get your first in depth look of the next major esports title. (Photo courtesy Twitch)

Twitch confirmed that the Twitch Rivals: VALORANT Showcase will take place on Friday, April 3rd and a VALORANT Showdown Tuesday, April 7th. The participants played 5 v 5 matches this past weekend at the VALORANT Boot Camp play test, and each person recorded their perspective. All perspectives will be broadcasted at the same time on the 3rd and 7th, and the Twitch Rivals channel will bounce between perspectives.

Each participant of the VALORANT showcase recorded their perspective from their matches and will broadcast the recordings live on Friday. The Showcase will start off with three matches played by streamers from the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) regions. The region features three teams of five with big streamers such as Gotaga, Forsen, and Taz going head to head.

The next two matches will feature North American content creators on four separate teams. Team NA Alpha features Summit1G, Dr Lupo, Cloakzy, Mendokusaii, and Hiko. They will go against Team NA Bravo which features Timthetatman, Dizzy, Aceu, fl0m, and Jordan Fisher.

The second match between North American creators will be between Team NA Charlie and Na Delta. Team Na Charlie consists of CDNthe3rd, bnans, highdistortion, lululuvely, and Rivington. Team Na Delta features Annemunition, MissHarvey, Electra, Iridium, and EthanBenard.

All matches in the VALORANT Showcase are best of one, so the teams only have one shot against one another.

The VALORANT Showdown features dozens of content creators and streamers going head to head in best of three competitions. Each team will play two warmup matches against teams who aren’t in their best of three series in order to familiarize themselves with the map and how it plays.

The participants of the VALORANT Showdown consist of professional players, streamers, and content creators. The specific teams have not been announced yet, but noticeable participants include Skadoodle, Nadeshot, Pokimane, Summit1g, and jake_ow.

VALORANT is one of the most anticipated games of the year and is hyped to be the next major esports title. The two events will give fans their first look of extended gameplay featuring their favorite creators. Every participant of the Online Boot Camp is eligible for drops, so make sure to link your Twitch and Riot Games account for the opportunity get exclusive access to the Closed VALORANT Beta.

Jalen Lopez
Jalen Lopez
Jalen has been destroying noobs for almost as long as he could read. When not working full time in marketing, Jalen is combining his passions of gaming and writing as an esports writer.