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VCT Masters Shanghai 2024 Recap: Gen.G Make History After Taking Down Heretics 3-2

As the VCT Masters Shanghai 2024 concluded on June 9th, fans of the Asian Valorant scene from around the globe celebrated in unison as Gen.G took home the trophy after a tough battle against Team Heretics in the tournament’s grand finals.

The nail-biter of a series saw Gen.G take down Team Heretics in the best-of-five series with a 3-2 score, earning themselves the title of the first APAC team ever to win an international title in Valorant history.

Gen.G vs Team Heretics: VCT Masters Shanghai 2024 Grand Finals Recap

Let us quickly recap all the map picks of VCT Masters Shanghai 2024, alongside their respective scores:

MapPickWinFinal Score
BreezeGen.GGen.G13-6
IceboxTeam HereticsTeam Heretics13-9
AscentGen.GTeam Heretics13-9
LotusTeam HereticsGen.G13-4
SplitGen.G13-3

VCT Masters Shanghai 2024: Viewership

While VCT Masters Shanghai 2024 experienced a lower overall viewership compared to the previous LAN event, Masters Madrid, the tournament’s grand finals saw significant growth in Asian viewership.

According to data from Esports Charts, Masters Shanghai generated 27.77 million hours watched over 72 hours of broadcasting. The event averaged 340.4 thousand viewers.
The data further states that the most popular match in Masters Shanghai 2024 was the grand final between Gen.G and Team Heretics, which peaked at 914.1K viewers, primarily from English-language broadcasts.

Sonu Banerjee
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