NODWIN Gaming has announces the launch of its first-ever Valorant tournament – NODWIN Valorant Agni Series 2020. Registrations for the tournament opened on 4 August. As a run-up to the tournament, NODWIN hosted a one-day Valorant Invitational on 4 August with a star-studded line-up of some of India’s most popular gamers, streamers and influencers.
Valorant is a free-to-play, multiplayer, tactical first-person shooter game developed and published by Riot Games. The 64 days long Agni Series will have a total of four online qualifiers with each round having a separate finale. The first qualifier will be held on 21 August. The winners of each of the four qualifiers will battle it out to claim the whopping prize pool of INR 4.25 lakhs in the grand finale to be held on 23 October.
With this series, we’ve kept our promise to all Valorant fans who’ve been eagerly waiting for this FPS game to come in the Indian esports circuit. We couldn’t have found a better time to make this possible. We guarantee that this is going to be an epic tournament with laser focus on developing the local competitive grassroots ecosystem. This will create a solid foundation that will help build a conducive environment for FPS games in IndiaNODWIN Gaming co founder and MD Akshat Rathee.
Additionally, a prize money of INR 2 Lacs is set for an Influencer programme around the tournament.
The NODWIN Valorant Agni Series will be broadcasted live on the NODWIN Gaming YouTube channel. Players can register for the tournament on the official website of the tournament.
Currently there are no official Indian server for Valorant, and players are matched on the SEA server, Indian servers might just arrive sometime later this year.