Valorant Champions is already pitting the best teams in the world against one another to claim that valued trophy. Watch along and you can even earn in-game loot courtesy of YouTube drops. Three items are available as Valorant Champions YouTube drops in 2022, but you’ll need to ensure your accounts are linked and that you’re watching in the right place at the right times if you want to earn them all. It sounds confusing, but we’ll break down everything you need to know to earn all the Valorant Champions 2022 YouTube drops to show off in game.
How to get YouTube drops with Valorant Champions
To earn YouTube drops during Valorant Champions, you need to link your Riot account with your YouTube account. To do this, click on your profile icon in the top right of YouTube and select Settings from the dropdown menu.
On the settings page, swap to the Connected app tab using the bar on the left of the screen. Scroll down the main page until you see Riot Games. Click the Connect button to the right of Riot and log into your Riot Games account (with the same details as your use for Valorant) when prompted.
Once your account is linked, you’re eligible to earn YouTube drops with Valorant Champions. However, you can only earn them if you’re watching in the right places and at the right times. There are several officially affiliated streams, but the main Valorant Champions Tour YouTube channel will offer YouTube drops for all linked viewers. The videos are unlisted after they’ve run their course, so check the tournament schedule to know when each match goes live.
You need to watch a full game during each of the allocated periods to earn the Valorant Champions YouTube drops for 2022. You can also watch on Twitch as well, if that’s your preferred platform.
Valorant Champions YouTube drops 2022 and when to watch
As mentioned above, there are three Valorant Champions YouTube drops to earn in 2022, and you’ll need to watch games at different times to grab them all. Items included are the Fire Title, 2022 VCT Champions Curse Spray, and the 2022 VCT Champions Hero Card. To claim each item, watch a match with a linked account during the following periods:
- Fire Title: August 31 - September 13
- Curse Spray: September 16-17
- Hero Card: Watch a game of the Finals on September 18
And that’s everything you need to do to get YouTube drops with Valorant Champions. Once you’re linked, you’re free to enjoy the matches as they come. Which side has your back?