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Valorant: Next Big Esports Betting Title on the Horizon

A new esports craze is on, following the beta release of Valorant launched this month. And with this game’s upcoming release in Summer 2020 for Microsoft Windows, esports betting sites have a new market to keep an eye on.

Valorant is a new free-to-play first-person shooter game developed and published by Riot Games. It combines elements from Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch, giving players the best of both worlds.

Designed as a team-based tactical shooter, Valorant features 10 Agents who each have special abilities that can help them win the match. The game requires two teams each composed of five Agents who all need to perform their duties using an assortment of weapons and their abilities. Each team will take turns in being the attacking team which needs to detonate a bomb or the defending team which needs to ensure the opposing team fails its mission.

ESPN Esports’ Valorant Invitational Tournament

With the action found in the said two popular esports games, Valorant is preparing to be the next big thing in esports. ESPN Esports is announcing Valorant’s debut in the esports scene with its three-day Valorant Invitational Tournament.

This tournament runs from April 20 to 23 and is aired on Twitch. But ESPN Esports gives this tourney a twist as seven of the eight participating teams come from different esport titles. The eight team, on another hand, is made up of Valorant developers.

  • Apex Legends
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • PUBG
  • Rainbow Six Siege

Many are interested to find out how the team in Fortnite, as well as in League of Legends, will fare in the tournament as they are not accustomed to playing first-person shooter games. The Valorant developers, meanwhile, are expected to reign supreme at the end of the three-day run of the tourney.

Esports Betting’s Next Big Thing

With the warm reception Valorant has been receiving since its closed beta testing phase started, esports betting fans can only expect this new game to be the next star in the esports scene.

Online sports betting sites like Sportsbet.io and 1xBit may soon cover betting odds for Valorant tournaments once the final version of the games comes out and as soon as organizers hold tourneys for it. But while waiting esports fans and bettors in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, and Turkey can try the early-release version of Valorant. They can also check out ESPN Esports’ Valorant Invitational Tournament this week.

Magnus Leppäniemi, VP of Marketing & Head of Esports at Esports Entertainment Group, told BestBitcoinCasino.com:

“Valorant will be big but it will take some time to build that up. It has all the elements to make it a great esports title and it has Riot to back it up. I hope they are working on a hybrid model for tournament organizers and Leagues to operate, like what they are doing in League of Legends with the National League.”

Meanwhile, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) remains to be a hot esports game, and one of the popular CS:GO crypto betting sites is CSGO Empire, wherein bettors can play a CS:GO-inspired roulette along with other betting options. New to this niche? Then learn about the key things in betting on esports with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

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