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Riot announces VALORANT in-game VCT 2024 Team Capsules

On February 21, Riot Games revealed exclusive in-game VALORANT cosmetic VCT 2024 Team Capsules, which are a collaboration between the developer and the 44 teams that are currently partnered in the VCT league.

Fifty percent of the proceeds from these capsules will go to the teams they represent throughout the 2023 season. According to Riot Games, teams that win this year’s global events will also be featured on the in-game storefront as part of standalone promotions to further reward their performance.

“We’re excited to launch the VCT Team Capsules and give fans a way to directly support their favorite teams and express their fandom in-game,” said Leo Faria, Global Head of VALORANT Esports in a press release. “The Capsules represent our commitment to building a thriving economic ecosystem around VALORANT Esports. Together with our partner teams, we are taking the next step to build a sustainable model for esports and the greatest competitive experience in gaming.”

Paper Rex VCT 2024 Team Capsule contents featuring a pistol skin, player card, player banner, and player icon
Image Source: Riot Games

All of the 44 VCT 2024 Team Capsules was designed to match the energy and aesthetics of the teams they represent. Each of the capsules include the following:

  • Classic and AR Inspect skins with unique firing audio and recolored muzzle flash.
  • A custom Player Card, co-created with teams.
  • An exclusive Buddy and Spray set.
Fnatic VCT 2024 Team Capsule contents featuring a pistol skin, player card, player banner, and player icon
Image Source: Riot Games

Fans will be able to purchase VCT 2024 Team Capsules throughout the entirety of the VCT season, so they will be available for most of the year. Players will be able to find them in a separate esports tab on the main menu of their VALORANT interface. Capsules for the EMEA, Americas, and Pacific will be available starting on February 21, while Capsules for Chinese teams will launch in May to celebrate Masters Shanghai.

Teams across the globe are currently competing in their respective Kickoff events to see who will win a spot at the first international event of the year, Masters Madrid, and earn Championship points.

Ty Galiz-Rowe

Ty is a freelance games writer and esports expert.