Rock Entertainment announced today the partnership with Riot Games Southeast Asia and Talon Esports to have Blue Ant Extreme as the official broadcast partner of 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour – Challengers Hong Kong/ Taiwan. Blue Ant Extreme will be airing LIVE esports tournaments for the first time.
The Partnership will allow viewers to enjoy the Semi-Finals and Finals of 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour – Challengers Hong Kong / Taiwan LIVE on Blue Ant Extreme, starting with Stage 1 –Week 3’s Semi-Finals and Finals this weekend from 13 March 2021. English commentary is made exclusively on Blue Ant Extreme for viewers across the region.
“We are thrilled to work with Riot Games and Talon Esports to broadcast the 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour – Challengers Hong Kong/ Taiwan, LIVE for the first time on Blue Ant Extreme. Esports have been growing and gaining popularity in recent years, and we are very excited to bring this tournament to our viewers.” said Beatrice Lee, CEO Asia Pacific, Rock Entertainment Holdings.
“At Riot, we strive to be the most player-focused game company in the world, and it’s important for us to be where our players and fans are. Our partnership with Rock Entertainment and Talon Esports allows us to do just that, and we are excited to showcase the peak of the VALORANT competitive experience LIVE to our fans across the region,” said Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
“It is exciting to push VALORANT into the traditional media space and introduce the thrill of Esports to a much wider audience. Our partnership with Rock Entertainment serves as a first step to broadcast the exhilaration of competitive VALORANT Esports across the region.” said Sean Zhang, CEO, Talon Esports Limited.
The 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour – Challengers Hong Kong/ Taiwan will be produced LIVE in Taiwan. VALORANT Challengers Hong Kong/ Taiwan Stage 1 Week 3 Semi-Finals and Finals will kick off this weekend at 3.50pm on 13 March and 14 March respectively. Teams competing for the Semi-Finals and Finals include Anti Eco Eco Club, Looking For Sponsor, CBT Gaming, Five Ace eSports, All Born To Clutch, Griffin eSports, LP33 and TRAITORS. Stakes are high as one team will be crowned champion of VCT Stage 1 and advance to Masters.