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Following a solid start to VCT 2023: LOCK//IN São Paulo, Group Alpha has closed out its portion of the tournament as Pacifics DRX and Americas LOUD have qualified for the VCT 2023: LOCK/IN São Paulo semifinals. As both teams prepare for their upcoming matchup in the semifinals, both teams and VALORANT viewers will be greeted by the 16 teams competing in Group Omega as they look to make their way into the top four.

Here are the 16 Group Omega teams competing in this week's set of matches, as well as live updates of who has won.

VCT LOCK//IN Group Omega teams

  • Team Liquid (EMEA)
  • Team Secret (Pacific)
  • KRÜ Esports (Americas)
  • ZETA Division (Pacific)
  • Leviatán (Americas)
  • Team Vitality (EMEA)
  • Global Esports (Pacific)
  • FUT Esports (EMEA)
  • Rex Regnum Qeon (Pacific)
  • 100 Thieves (Americas)
  • EDward Gaming (Invited Chinese team)
  • Sentinels (Americas)
  • Fnatic (EMEA)
  • T1 (Pacific)
  • FURIA (Americas)

Group Omega Match Schedule

Here are all of the matches that will take place in Group Omega up until the semifinals. 

This article will continue to be updated with the winners following each match.

February 22 matches 

  • Team Liquid vs. Team Secret at 9 am PST - Team Secret 2-0 over Team Liquid
  • Natus Vincere vs. KRÜ Esports at 12pm PST - Natus Vincere 2-0 over  KRÜ Esports
  • ZETA Division vs Leviatán at 3pm PST - Leviatán 2-0 over ZETA Division

February 23 matches

  • Team Vitality vs. Global Esports at 9 am PST
  • FUT Esports vs. Rex Regnum Qeon at noon PST
  • 100 Thieves vs. EDward Gaming at 3 pm PST

February 24 matches

  • Sentinels vs. Fnatic at 9 am PST
  • T1 vs. FURIA at noon PST

February 25 matches

  • Team Secret vs. Natus Vincere at 9 am PST
  •  Leviatán vs. Team Vitality/Global Esports at noon PST

Who are the favorites in VCT LOCK//IN Group Omega?

VCT LOCK//IN ange1 Natus Vincere

(Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Riot Games)

Undoubtedly, some favorites to make a deep run in Group Omega would have to be Natus Vincere and Fnatic, whose core group of players are responsible for strong rivalry in the EMEA throughout 2022. Natus Vincere acquired four players from FunPlus Phoenix's 2022 VCT lineup that won VCT Masters Copenhagen while adding Turkish superstar Mehmet "cNed" İpek. For Fnatic, they look to be more reliable than ever as Jake "Boaster" Howlett's squad looks to win their first international LAN tournament.

Darkhorse contenders in Group Omega

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Another pair of teams that could challenge the pair of EMEA teams in Group Omega would have to be the Americas' Leviathan and 100 Thieves. For 100 Thieves, they have substantially upgraded their 2022 four-man core with former XSET star Matthew "Cryocells" Panganiban as their new duelist in 2023. Additionally, Leviatán is another Americas team that was a consistent force in the VCT 2022 circuit, evident by their 5th-6th place finish at VCT 2022 Stage 2 Masters Copenhagen and quarterfinals finish at VCT Champions 2022. Now, they built on their talented core of Vicente "Tacolilla" Compagnon, Fabian "Shyy" Usnayo, and Francisco "KiNgg" Aravena through additions that have made them a dominant force in scrims, according to NRG's Austin "crashies" Roberts.

With 16 teams, every team has an opportunity to surprise the community, these would be the teams that are ones you should keep an eye out for throughout Group Omega.

VCT LOCK//IN São Paulo will officially return tomorrow, February 22, at 9 am, PST, where Group Omega's Team Liquid and Team Secret will kick off the 2023 season. There, the other half of the 32 teams will look to fight for a spot in the VCT LOCK//IN semifinals alongside Group Alpha's DRX and LOUD. You can watch the action unfold on VCT's Twitch and YouTube channels.

This article will be updated throughout the duration of VCT 2023: LOCK//IN Omega.