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 Laz Ushida Koji crow Maruoka Tomoaki barce Takebayashi Ryo takej Takemori Shogo Reita Oshiro Ryu 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.

Format

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)

Broadcast

Talent

  • Taiga Kishi
  • OooDa
  • yukishiro
  • KeNNy
  • k4sen

Stream

Teams

Coverage

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.