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When Does VALORANT Premier Launch?

Everything you need to know about VALORANT Premier including schedule, tiers, and launch date
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It’s been quite a long time but VALORANT Premier is finally set to officially launch after multiple testing periods following the conclusion of VALORANT Champions 2023.

What Are the Five Divisions in VALORANT Premier?

Player performance in VALORANT Premier will be tracked and they will receive a Division crest by the end of each stage in the game.

Divisions will be split into the following five tiers:

  • Open
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Elite
  • Contender

Players will receive a Player Card if they play a Premier Match and a Division Gun Buddy and title that they will win in Playoffs.

How Long Will VALORANT Premiere League Last?

VALORANT Premier will feature the full competitive map pool that will span across seven weeks where each week will be dedicated to one map with a maximum of two matches per map.

VALORANT players will be able to enroll to Premier Stage during the Enrollment Period from August 29 to September 7. From there weekly matches will take place from September 7 to October 21 while the Playoff Tournament will take place on Oct 22, 2023.

In order to qualify for the VALORANT Premiere Playoff Tournament, teams will need to accumulate a Premiere Score of 675 if they want to qualify for playoffs.

VALORANT Premier will also be connected to the competitive VCT circuit where players will need to play in VALORANT Premier if they want to play in Tier 2 VALORANT.

Premiere League will launch alongside Episode 7 Act II which begins on August 29, 2023. Players will be slotted into the official division here there will be weekly matches that cover all 7 maps in the competitive pool.

Those looking to stay up-to-date with competitive VALORANT and in-game updates should be sure to check out our article explaining the Ranked Tiers in VALORANT and the most recent VALORANT Patch Notes.