Japanese Valorant is back on the menu as the main stage of the ¥5,000,000 ($46,400~ USD) RAGE Japan Tournament kicks off today. The tournament features eight Japanese teams that won their group in the tournament's open qualifier.
Absolute JUPITER Absolute JUPITER Asia-Pacific Rank #1 will aim to defend their title won in June's RAGE Invitational. Given their recent dominance, Jupiter are the hot favorites to take home the ¥3,000,000Y ($28,593~ USD) first place prize.
Teams will compete in a single-elimination playoffs bracket that includes a bronze final. The quarterfinals, semifinals and bronze final will be played in Bo1 matches and the grand final will be a Bo3 series.
The prize pool will be distributed as detailed below:
- 1st: ¥3,000,000 ($28,593~ USD)
- 2nd: ¥1,000,000 ($9,531~ USD)
- 3rd-4th: ¥750,000 ($7,148~ USD)
- 5th-8th: ¥250,000 ($2,383~ USD)
- Taiga Kishi
- SCARZ SCARZ Asia-Pacific Rank #25
- BlackBird Ignis BlackBird Ignis Asia-Pacific Rank #15
- Sengoku Gaming Sengoku Gaming Asia-Pacific Rank #32
- LAG Gaming LAG Gaming Asia-Pacific Rank #16
- DetonatioN Gaming DetonatioN Gaming Asia-Pacific Rank #12
- SunSister Rapid SunSister Rapid Asia-Pacific Rank #29
- Absolute JUPITER Absolute JUPITER Asia-Pacific Rank #1
- REJECT REJECT Asia-Pacific Rank #4
Keep up to date on matches with the RAGE Japan Tournament event hub and our homepage. We'll update player stats as soon as they're made available to us and you'll be able to follow how well individual players are doing on our events stats page.