After the first week of VCT LOCK//IN saw LOUD LOUD Brazil Rank #1 aspas Erick Santos saadhak Matias Delipetro Less Felipe de Loyola tuyz Arthur Andrade cauanzin Cauan Pereira and DRX DRX Korea Rank #1 stax Kim Gu-taek (김구택) Rb Goo Sang-Min (구상민) Zest Kim Ki-seok (김기석) BuZz Yu Byung-chul (유병철) MaKo Kim Myeong-gwan (김명관) Foxy9 Jung Jae-sung (정재성) make it into the final stage of the tournament, there are still two playoffs spots open.

As a reminder, Riot gathered all 30 partnered teams and two Chinese rosters in São Paulo for LOCK//IN, which gives teams a first chance to flex their muscles against teams from regions outside their own. These 32-teams were divided into two 16-team brackets, the first of which concluded last Sunday.

The Omega bracket kicks off later today, which will see the remaining 16 teams fight for themselves and their region: whichever team is crowned champion at LOCK//IN will award their region one extra slot for this year's only Masters event, come this Summer, in Japan. has compiled everything that you need to know for the four-week tournament, as it moves into its second stage: the Omega bracket.


The 32 teams have been split into two 16-team brackets: the Alpha and Omega bracket, named after the lore's Alpha and Omega Earths. Every match in these brackets will be a Bo3, where each team's life will be on the line, as the brackets are single-elimination.

Omega Bracket's teams are:

Prize Pool

There are $500,000 USD on the line in Brazil, half as much as money for double the teams. The prize distribution is as follows:

  • 1st place: $100,000
  • 2nd place: $60,000
  • 3rd-4th place: $40,000
  • 5th-8th place: $25,000
  • 9th-16th place: $10,000
  • 17th-32nd place: $5,000

Unlike last year, there are no VCT Points up for grabs. Whichever region comes out on top will have an extra slot at this year's Masters events, hosted in Japan later this year.

Teams will also collect 50% of net proceedings from the LOCK//IN Capsule. The limited edition capsule collection includes the Misericórdia knife, which has four variants (one for the VCT, three for each superregion), three regionally themed cards, and a spray. The capsule has been on sale since Feb. 8, and will be in the game's shop until March 7.

Schedule (Omega Bracket)

Wednesday, February 22

Thursday, February 23

Friday, February 24

Saturday, February 25

Sunday, February 26

Monday, February 27


VCT LOCK//IN will give out exclusive drops, which means that you can earn in-game rewards from watching official streams. If you connect your Valorant account with your Twitch or YouTube account, you may be rewarded in-game with a LOCK//IN-themed title and buddy.

The "Locked In" title can be earned by watching a live game from February 13 to March 4, and the Dad Hat Buddy by catching the streams on March 4.

English Broadcast Talent

  • Yinsu Collins (Host)
  • Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez (Host)
  • James "Dash" Patterson (Host)
  • Seth "Achilios" King (Analyst)
  • Mimi "aEvilcat" Wermcrantz (Analyst)
  • Lauren "Pansy" Scott (Commentator)
  • Michael "hypoc" Robins (Commentator)
  • Mitch "MitchMan" McBride (Commentator)
  • Tom "Tombizz" Bissmire (Commentator)
  • Brennon "Bren" Hook (Commentator)
  • Josh "Sideshow" Wilkinson (Commentator)
  • Doug "EsportsDoug" Cortez (Commentator)
  • Arten "Ballatw" Esa (Commentator)
  • David "prius" Kuntz (Observer)
  • Heather "sapphiRe" Garozzo (Observer)
  • Felix "Synga" Regitz (Observer)
  • Nicholas "Yehty" Tesolin (Observer)


Coverage is covering all of LOCK//IN in our event hub, which includes our live match ticker and stats to comb over. The event also features pick'ems, which are open until the games start.