Riot Games Announce VCT x Aim Lab Partnership To Relive Iconic Moments
The best of the best are set to collide in the VALORANT Champions Tour on December 1, as the first-ever global champion will be crowned. As teams jostle for supremacy and dive into the depths of the evolving playbooks, a few moments of pure genius will separate the kings from the peasants, catching fans jaw-less and smashing replay to harness the imagination of VALORANT's elite players.
Whether it's a last-gasp spike defusal, a monumental 1v5, or an operator masterclass to take over the map, individual plays will be where the team mechanics will falter or thrive, leaving the better split-second players to bask in their glory.
With millions of expected fans throughout the pinnacle of the VCT Champions, if only there was a way for them to relive the best moments to see how they'd measure up against the likes of Tyson "TenZ" Ngo and Jake "Boaster" Howlett.
Now, Riot Games are making this a reality. The developers are allowing fans to re-enact those clutch moments in a newfound partnership with FPS training software Aim Lab.
Riot Games Announce Partnership with Aim Lab To recreate VCT moments
Whether you fancy yourself as a breakthrough Sentinel in the footsteps of Gambit Esports' Ayaz "nAts" Akhmetshin, a sniping superstar like Mehmet Yağız "cNed" İpek, or an ice-in-the-veins clutch player like Jaccob "yay" Whiteaker, the new partnership will take the best moments from the VCT Champions events and allow players to weave through the same scenarios.
Kasra Jafroodi, Head of Global Strategy for VALORANT Esports, said: "We’re excited to unlock a new way for our fans to experience the most epic moments from the 2021 VALORANT Champions tour.
"Aim Lab puts VALORANT players in the driver's seat, allowing them to find out how they would measure up against the performances of the most skilled pro players in the most challenging situations our game can offer."
VCT Champions kicks off on December 1, where the tense plays will unfold in front of millions of eyes.