Team Tempest are the VALORANT SEA Invitational Champions

Over the past weekend, the VALORANT SEA Invitational successfully concluded, which saw 6 teams battle it out for a US $10,000 total prize pool. The game also saw the introduction of the latest skin line, the Elderflame series. Please see below for detailed updates.



VALORANT SEA Invitational

Team Tempest from Taiwan, emerged as the victors of the showmatch, winning a total of US$3,200. Each Team Tempest member will also be receiving a customised rig powered by Intel 10th Gen Gaming CPUs (Core i7-10700K).

Team Tempest, consisting of Hehe, Crazyface, Xargon, KMoMo and Zonda, defeated Thailand’s Team Titanium in the finals for a match score of 2-0.

As finalists, Team Titanium received a total of US$2,000 in prize money, while Teams Spectre, Marshal, Panorama and Incinerate each walked away with a total of US$1,200.



Fans of tactical first-person shooter games can look forward to a one-off, competitive tournament that places regional bragging rights on the line, as Riot Games Southeast Asia shines the spotlight on VALORANT in the region through the VALORANT SEA Invitational, slated for July 11, 1:30 PM (GMT +8).

Held with official event organizer IO Esports, the VALORANT SEA Invitational will feature six teams of five prominent content creators and personalities each from Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, all of whom will be showcasing their in-game skills and outplaying one another in what promises to be an entertaining showcase. Up for grabs is a total prize pool of US$10,000, various prizes from official sponsors Intel, Secretlab, and Gigabyte, and not forgetting, honour and pride as the best team in the region.

Participating teams will also duke it out for good cause as Riot Games Southeast Asia will donate US$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 big 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: http://www.valorantseainvitational.com/

About Riot Games:
Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, Riot released its debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.

As League enters its second decade, Riot continues to evolve the game while delivering new experiences to players with VALORANT, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics, League of Legends: Wild Rift, and multiple work-in-progress titles, while exploring the world of Runeterra through multimedia projects across music, comic books, TV, and more. Founded by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill, Riot is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, and has 2,500+ Rioters in 20+ offices worldwide.

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