In response to fan suggestions on the VCT LOCK//IN occasion, Riot has introduced a sequence of sweeping adjustments to enhance the fan expertise on the first large VALORANT esports occasion of the 2023 season and the partnership period.
Following a request for suggestions made by world head of VALORANT esports Leo Faria, a handful of adjustments have been introduced as we speak. This included the discharge of “a bunch of comp tickets” that are actually on sale, the removing of an occasion card to buy concessions, the discount of the prolonged half-time durations, and a “refined audio mix.”
Specifically, followers had famous that the in-arena music was too loud throughout tech pauses and interviews. Faria additionally famous that whereas the prolonged half-time segments have been designed as “an opportunity for storytelling and engagement,” they have been “not making good use of it at the moment.”
Not all fan complaints have been capable of be remedied, although. Several followers made feedback concerning the lack of air con, compounded by the excessive humidity in São Paulo, Brazil. However, Faria commented that there was no A/C resolution for an area of that dimension, however he has tried to treatment the scenario with an on-stage air flow system and A/C within the backstage areas and follow rooms.
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While not each choice made by Riot relating to aggressive VALORANT has been good, the corporate and Faria particularly have been greater than prepared to publicly reply to suggestions, most notably relating to the preliminary announcement of the LOCK//IN format.
Just a handful of the replies to Faria’s tweet as we speak, it seems that a number of followers are pleased with and respect the short response.