It's an ultra-exciting time to be a Valorant fan as we're set to see some of the highest-level competition of the year. Game Changers is back for 2022 and will feature the top eight teams from the Open Qualifier as the competition is heating up once again.
The stakes are massive as cash prizes and reputations will be on the line when the action begins. Follow along for everything you need to know about the Valorant Game Changers 2022 competition featuring the start time, how to watch, and more.
VCT Game Changers 2022 - How to watch
Following the Valorant Open Qualifier, the top teams have now progressed to the main event competition, Game Changers 2022. Players around the world will be able to tune in when the tournament begins on 6th April at 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT).
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VCT Game Changers 2022 - Format and schedule
With three different competition days leading up to the finals on the fourth day, the Game Changers 2022 slate will be chock full of intense action for players to watch. VCT Game Changers 2022 is a double-elimination bracket in which all matches are a best-of-three miniseries until the Grand Final, which is a best-of-five.
Here's a breakdown by day for the full Valorant Game Changers 2022 schedule.
- Dart Monkeys vs TSM - 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT)
- Dignitas vs Gen.G Black - 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT)
- Cloud9 White vs CLG Red - 6:30 pm ET (11:30 GMT)
- VersionX vs Shopify Rebellion - 6:30 pm ET (11:30 GMT)
- Upper bracket semifinals - 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT)
- Lower bracket round one - 7 pm ET (12 am GMT on 8th April)
- Lower bracket quarterfinals - 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT)
- Upper bracket finals - 7 pm ET (12 am GMT on 9th April)
- Lower bracket semifinal - 7 pm ET (12 am GMT on 9th April)
- Lower bracket finals - 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT)
- Grand final - 7 pm ET (12 am GMT on 10th April)
VCT Game Changers 2022 - All teams
In total, there are eight teams that qualified for the VCT Game Changers 2022 competition. Teams will earn points toward Game Changers World Championship qualification making this truly one of the best bits of Valorant action to watch. The squads featuring in the competition are as follows:
- Cloud9 White
- Shopify Rebellion
- Gen.G Black
- Dart Monkeys
- CLG Red
VCT Game Changers 2022 - Prizing
This tournament is all about the money and qualification points, as players will be competing for their share of the $50,000 prize pool. In addition to winning cold hard cash, teams will earn points for Game Changers World Championship qualification. There will be a total of 410 points available to pick up.
That just about covers the viewer's guide to the VCT Game Changers 2022 competition. For more coverage on the ultra-popular FPS title, make sure to check out the rest of our dedicated Valorant section. We'll keep the page updated with game guides, title updates, and more.
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