Valorant Esports analysts and data leakers previously reported that G2 Esports weren't to make to the Valorant Champions Tour partner teams list. The initial decision was made because of earlier controversy between CEO Carlos Rodriguez and the club community. Carlos was noticed partying with a harmfully toxic media face Andrew Tate.
George Geddes and neL's reports turned out to be true: Riot revealed its partner teams list for next season of Valorant Champions Tour, where G2 was not mentioned in any of the regions.
It is interesting to see that Liquid planned to stay in the EU region, because of the difference in competition levels compared to the NA scene.