Riot Games sets import rules for partnered VALORANT teams in 2023

The developer wants to maintain "regional identity."

Riot Games sets import rules for partnered VALORANT teams in 2023

Riot Games has determined that the 30 teams that made it into VALORANT‘s partnership program are allowed to have only one import player in 2023.

“In order to maintain the regional identity of the VCT Participating Teams that compete in a global competition and to encourage the type of regional identification that is important to fans and sponsors, each Team must maintain, at all times during the Season, at least four (4) Team Members on its starting roster who are Residents,” Riot said in the official Roster Construction Rules document for VCT 2023.