[This unedited press release is provided thanks to Gamasutra and its collaboration with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
[Örebro, Sweden, May 21] Epulze an esports company based out of Sweden, has teamed up with esports marketing agency Prodigy Agency, to set up one of the first Valorant competitions ever.

The name of the competition is Epulze Valorant Prodigies, and the overall reward pool is $3,000. The tournament will begin on May 23rd and will end on June 7th this year.

Once in a while we get to experience a brand-new video game release that shakes things up in the esports market. We just recently got to experience one of those moments, with Riot Games releasing the beta version of the studio’s first new game in over a years, a first-person shooter named Valorant.

With this new video game, the League of Legends developers have actually managed to integrate features and game components typically separated in between different game categories.

This innovative method seems to have actually resonated well with esports gamers and neighborhood. Earlier this year, the game’s closed beta release hit a brand-new audience record on Twitch, with 1.7 million viewers viewing the game live.

No official release date has actually been verified yet, however the studio plans to release it sometime during this summer season.

Esports company Epulze, together with Prodigy Firm, are honored to be amongst the first to arrange a VALORANT tournament of this scale. The tournament will be transmitted from a studio with Zescht and other well-known casters.

The VALORANT particular news and details website The Spike is involved as a marketing partner. Another partner is GRID, the technology platform specialized in data options utilized in esports.

Valorant is a competitive first-person shooter (FPS) played in groups of 5. Epulze Valorant Prodigies will have 16 taking part groups, and the tournament consists of a group stage followed by playoffs.

The Group Stage is played in Round Robin Bo3 (best out of 3 matches) format, and the top 2 teams of each group will advance to the Playoffs.

The Playoffs stage format is single-elimination bracket, likewise Bo3.

Epulze is a world-leading online platform that aims to be a springboard for amateur gamers attempting to make it in the world of professional esports. The platform is supplying the daily player with a location to contend in an enjoyable, friendly and interesting environment. Given that the creation of the platform in 2017, it has served over a quarter of a million gamers taking part in over 40.000 online competitions. Epulze has actually also produced a wide range of pro tournaments and is likewise running live stream productions out of their own broadcasting studio. With a headquarter in Örebro, Sweden, a subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and an office in Singapore, along with regional groups in Kyiv, Ukraine and São Paulo, Brazil. Our multi-national community consists of the entire variety of essential elements. From the grassroots enthusiasts winning and earning their method as much as the major leagues, to the hardcore experts, banners, and companies that all share the typical love for esports and its fantastic neighborhoods.

More Info and taking part groups: https://liquipedia.net/valorant/Epulze_Valorant_Prodigies