Day 1 and 2 of Valorant APAC LCQ Plagued by Production Issues
Day 1 and 2 of the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) 2021: APAC Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) was plagued by production issues.
Faced with the gargantuan task of facilitating a tournament featuring multiple regions (Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan, and South Asia), the live broadcast of the VCT APAC LCQ was unfortunately pestered with production issues.
From delayed matches, observer lapses, missing audios, and more, reactions from the viewers have been varied.
Some had been hilarious.
SUMMARY OF #APACLCQ GAME 1 👀
— KJC eSports (@KJCeSports) October 11, 2021
I didn’t expect things to get worse and really wished for the best, but somehow it’s still happening.
APAC LCQ right now: pic.twitter.com/qvJbENLL5vADVERTISEMENT
— Daks Rosales (@DaksCasts) October 12, 2021
prod go brrt
— Vill @ Valorant APAC Last Chance Qualifier #VCT (@VillSanityy) October 12, 2021
Some showed their frustrations.
Can someone please save #VALORANTLCQ APAC? Muted casters, loud bgm, muted ingame sounds, missing kill cams and so on… 🥲
— BRN ggishan ☠ (@ggishanwp) October 12, 2021
keep the APAC LCQ casters but jesus christ please get some new observers man
— George Geddes (@GeorgeCGed) October 12, 2021
While others have been more critical with their feedback.
Honestly, I’m not surprised with how much of a mess today has been with the lack of communication + we couldn’t even get a proper rehearsal on the PH side while waiting on the main stream…
Hoping for a better LCQ tomorrow because the talents are going above and beyond to carry.
— Daks Rosales (@DaksCasts) October 11, 2021
also please, organizers – whoever you are:
OBSERVERS ARE ARGUABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF A BROADCAST.
the sooner we realize this the better.
— AE Sleepy (@sleepystudiostv) October 11, 2021
The Valorant Champions Tour 2021: APAC Last Chance Qualifier is currently organized by Riot Games, George P. Johnson, and Eliphant. So far, none of the organizers have released an official statement regarding the production issues but word on the street is that the observers will be replaced for Day 3 of the tournament.
You can watch the VCT APAC LCQ on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, or AfreecaTV in either English, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai, Taiwanese, and Hindi languages.
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