A new Valorant world champion will be crowned in front of a live audience in Istanbul, Turkey.

Riot Games has announced ticket sale details for Valorant Champions 2022, a week ahead of the event. The tournament will be held at the Volkswagen Arena in Maslak, Istanbul and will feature a live audience when the playoffs kick off on September 9.

General admission sales open on Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 7:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. GMT.

Where to buy Valorant Champions 2022 tickets

Valorant Champions 2022 Istanbul VW Arena
Credit: Riot Games

Tickets for matches running from September 9 to 18 will be sold globally through Biletix. There is a maximum limit of four tickets per person per event day.

September 9 to 13PlayoffsGround floor – 100 TL (US$6)
Bleachers – 120 TL (US$7)
September 16Lower bracket semifinal and upper finalGround floor – 150 TL (US$8)
Bleachers – 200 TL (US$11)
September 17Lower bracket finalGround floor – 150 TL (US$8)
Bleachers – 200 TL (US$11)
September 18Grand finalGround floor – 150 TL (US$8)
Bleachers – 200 TL (US$11)

Tickets will be issued digitally and there will be no on-site pickup. To purchase, you’ll also need to create an account with Biletix.

All games at the event will be shoutcasted in Turkish. On days with a live audience, the doors will open at 4.00 p.m. Turkey Time and the show will begin at 5.00 p.m. Security checks will be required to enter the venue, so Riot recommends that you arrive early.

Valorant Champions is only the second international tournament to allow a live audience, after Masters Copenhagen in July.

It is the culminating event of the 2022 VCT season, where 16 of the world’s best teams will battle for the biggest prize of the year.

Champions will run from August 31 to September 18. For those watching from home, all matches will be broadcast live on the official Valorant Twitch and YouTube channels.

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