Valorant Birthday Rush Event: All That Has Been Revealed So Far
June 2, 2021, will mark the one-year anniversary of Valorant, Riot Games’ popular 5v5 tactical shooter. Riot Games Southeast Asia is planning a series of events to commemorate the occasion over the next few months for players and fans in the region. The studio will be rolling out a number of the activities throughout June and over the next few months including the SEA Birthday Rush Livestream, a Community Showcase event, a Twitch Rivals tournament and more. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Valorant birthday celebration events in Southeast Asia.
SEA Birthday Rush Livestream
On June 2nd at 8 PM GMT +8, Riot Games SEA will be hosting a special stream. The studio has organized a special Spike-themed cake to commemorate the event. Players from the SEA region have been invited to tune in to the stream and in-game rewards will be distributed to participants throughout the livestream.
- English: https://www.facebook.com/PlayVALORANT
- Thai: https://www.facebook.com/ValorantTH
- Bahasa Indonesia: https://www.facebook.com/ValorantID
Community Showcase – Bricx Martillo Dumas
Riot Games SEA has worked with Bricx, a visual artist based in Quezon City, Philippines to celebrate the Filipino VALORANT community. Bricx, an avid VALORANT player, has created a one-year anniversary illustration that can be viewed on the VALORANT Facebook page.
This illustration has been used to create an event-exclusive mouse pad that players can stand a chance to win during the SEA Birthday Rush event.
Twitch Rivals Community Tournament
Riot Games SEA will be partnering with Twitch and Taiwan Mobile to run a community tournament on June 11th with participation from Taiwanese partners and creators. Participants will be battling for a prize pool of USD 15,000. Special prizes and in-game items will also be made available to players and fans through the event.
Fans who want to participate in the event can follow the pages listed below for more information:
- Valorant Taiwan: https://www.facebook.com/VALORANTtw/
- Twitch Rivals Taiwan: https://www.twitch.tv/twitchrivals_tw
Collaborations With Regional Content Creators
Riot Games SEA is working on a series of videos with popular local creators around the region to showcase their favorite agents. Creators from the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand will be posting videos about their favorite agents over the next few months. Riot Games SEA will also continue partnering with various tournament organizers across the region to rollout esports and collegiate tournaments in the region in the coming months.