Sony debuts Inzone headsets with Valorant Champions Tour deal

By Juwan Watson

Today, Riot Games and Sony announced a multi-year partnership to make its new Sony Inzone the official headset partner of the Valorant Champions Tour. Sony will support the esports events by providing its Inzone headsets starting with Stage 2 Masters, set to take place from July 10-24 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Sony joins other Valorant global partners in Verizon, HyperX, Red Bull, AimLab, SecretLab and Amazon’s Prime Gaming.

Sony Inzone is the first global headset partner of the VCT. As part of this sponsorship, VCT matches will feature a new “Open Mic” segment, which provides live audio from players during a match

The partnership is being announced concurrently with the reveal in Japan as Inzone is the newest product line for Sony. This will include two wireless headsets, the Inzone H9 and Inzone H7.


In other Sony Inzone news, the Evolution Championships Series (EVO), arguably the most well-known video game competition for fighting games, is also using the new Inzone and will be a premier partner for the 2022 and 2023 events. Inzone, which was launched by Sony today, will serve as the official monitor and headset for the next two events. This year, EVO will take place from August 5-7 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

Kevin Hitt contributed to this report.

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