Valorant: All Teams Left out of VCT 2023, OpTic, G2, and FPX

Riot Games have officially announced their Valorant teams which have successfully made it to the partnership with Riot.

However, there is unrest within the community as many fans have not seen big names on the list.

Several teams such as OpTic, FPX, and even G2 have been left out for the Valorant partnership.

The partnered teams will be able to compete in the International Leagues for each region. However, this lot has missed out big time.

So, let's take a look at all of the teams who missed out on a partnership with Riot Games for VCT 2023 and why this happened.

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Teams that didn't make it to VCT 2023

Of course, there are only limited spaces available for Valorant teams in the tournament.

However, there are some really noticeable gaps in the partnerships for some teams.

VCT 2022 Valorant
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There has even been some news about why these teams have not been included... we're looking at you G2.

So, here are all the big-name teams left out for partnership with Riot in VCT 2023.

North America

  • OpTic Gaming
  • TSM
  • Version1
  • XSET
  • The Guard
  • FaZe Clan
  • Shopify Rebellion
  • Ghost Gaming
  • Knights


  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • Acend
  • Guild Esports
  • SuperMassive Blaze
  • BIG


  • DAMWON Gaming
  • MARU Gaming
  • On Sla2ers
  • World Game Star

South America

  • Keyd Stars
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Liberty
  • Team Vikings


  • Crazy Raccoon
  • Northeption
  • FAV gaming


  • XERXIA Esports
  • Full Sense
  • BOOM Esports
  • Made in Thailand
  • South Built Esports
  • NAOS Esports
  • Persija Esports
  • CERBERUS Esports
  • Velocity Gaming
  • Action PH
  • ONIC Esports
  • Fnacy United Esports
  • Team Big BAAM
  • Alter Ego
  • Oasis Gaming

Valorant players looking for franchised teams

Within these teams that have not been partnered, there are bound to be players looking for franchised teams instead.

There have already been big rumours that certain famous esports players are looking to move away from their 2022 teams.

Mixwell Valorant esports player
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This places a lot of pressure on each teammate within franchised or not teams to keep up their performances to show their best.

Needless to say... this is going to be one interesting off-season.

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