Riot Games Reveals VALORANT Game Changers Program

A fully flushed out competitive ecosystem just for women’s VALORANT will be deployed in 2021.

Riot Games Reveals VALORANT Game Changers Program

Per a Feb. 22 announcement from Riot Games, the VALORANT Champions Tour Game Changers program will debut with the first North American series at the beginning of March. Game Changers will “supplement the competitive season by creating new opportunities and exposure for marginalized genders within VALORANT.”

This new program follows the success of the “For the Women Summer Showdown” that took place back in September as part of the Ignition Series. In that event, the MAJKL women’s roster took first place before getting signed as Cloud9 White. This was the same event where former CS:GO pro Christine “potter” Chi caught “the competitive bug,” leading to her signing with Evil Geniuses. The VALORANT community GALORANTs was pivotal in helping set up that event, and will do so again as part of Game Changers...