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Valorant - All Franchised Teams For 2023

The Valorant competitive scene is getting revamped in 2023 with the introduction of the partnership program, and here is the list of all the franchised teams.
Valorant - All Franchised Teams For 2023

Riot announced the Valorant partnership program a few months ago in which certain teams are partnered with Riot, and they will get a direct spot in one of the International Leagues that include the Americas league, EMEA league, and Asia league.

After the Valorant Champions 2022, Riot announced the complete list of partnered teams you can find below. 

Valorant - List of All Partnered Teams for 2023

VCT 2023 format has been revamped and has been made more open to new teams.
VCT 2023 format has been revamped and has been made more open to new teams. (Picture: Riot Games)

Each International League will have ten partnered teams that were selected using a robust selection process, and the past competitive performance was not the only factor that was taken into account. 

Here is the list of 30 partnered teams across all regions.

North America

  • Sentinels 
  • 100 Thieves   
  • Cloud9
  • NRG
  • Evil Geniuses 
  • LOUD
  • MIBR 
  • KRÜ Esports 
  • Leviatán


  • Fnatic
  • Team Liquid 
  • Team Vitality
  • Karmine Corp
  • Team Heretics 
  • Giants
  • Natus Vincere
  • FUT Esports
  • BBL Esports
  • KOI


  • Zeta Division 
  • Detonation Gaming
  • Gen.G 
  • T1
  • DRX 
  • Team Secret
  • Paper Rex
  • Rex Regum Qeon 
  • Talon Esports 
  • Global Esports

“With VALORANT, we want to build today’s most thrilling esport alongside the most well-managed, ambitious, and exciting teams in the industry. We have designed our long-term partnership model for VALORANT so teams can thrive and build their business alongside the overall growth of VALORANT Esports,” said Whalen Rozelle, Head of Esports Operations at Riot Games.

“We are setting up our long-term partners for success by forgoing any entry or participation fees for selected organizations. Our aim is to free our partners to invest their resources in supporting their pros and growing their fanbases through creating incredible content for fans.” 

There are a total of 30 partnered teams announced by Riot Games
There are a total of 30 partnered teams announced by Riot Games. (Picture: Riot Games)

All the partnered teams will have to do a soft roster lock in October, and VCT 2023 will be kicking off in Brazil with the biggest event in the history of VCT, where all the partnered teams will be participating in.

For more on the game, check out our section dedicated to Valorant guides, news, updates, esports coverage, tips, and more.


Featured image via Riot Games.