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The IEM Rio 2022 Viewer Pass is purchasable during the IEM Rio 2022 CS:GO Major Championship, which gives access to the Pick'Em Challenge, unlimited team graffiti for the duration of the event, chat flairs in Steam.tv and the ability to get souvenir drops.

It is available for purchase for $9.99 USD/€10.19 EUR/£8.55 GBP Icon-global-price-2, or users can purchase the Viewer Pass + Tokens to start with 3 souvenir packages tokens for $17.99 USD/€18.29 EUR/£15.49 GBP Icon-global-price-2 which is a ~5% discount.


Viewer Pass Features[]

When you buy a pass, you instantly get a screen containing 9 missions that you need to complete in order to upgrade your IEM Rio 2022 Coin (that you also get instantly by buying the pass) and get souvenir drops.

Similar to the PGL Antwerp 2022 Pick'Em Challenge, you do not need to purchase stickers to play the Pick'em challenge.

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Image from CS:GO Blog with team Graffiti and Steam.tv flairs

Team graffiti are selectable as part of the viewer pass from the graffiti menu and are infinite for the duration of the major. You also get to choose a team icon flair to use aside your username in Steam.tv chat.

Similar to the three previous majors, to be able to get a souvenir package, you must have activated a viewer pass, or else you are ineligible to receive souvenir tokens to claim packages.

IEM Rio Pick'Em Challenge[]

This Pick'Em challenge uses a similar format to the previous three majors. A player can level up their coin by completing the following challenges:

  • Bronze Coin - 1-2 Challenges Complete
  • Silver Coin - 3-5 Challenges Complete
  • Gold Coin - 6-8 Challenges Complete
  • Diamond Coin - All 9 Challenges Complete

Tasks[]

This viewer pass only requires the player to complete tasks surrounding the Pick'Em Challenge.

  • Activate your coin before the tournament is over
  • Place all nine Pick'Em predictions for the Challengers Stage before it begins
  • Get five correct Pick'Em predictions for the Challengers Stage
  • Place all nine Pick'Em predictions for the Legends Stage before it begins
  • Get five correct Pick'Em predictions for the Legends Stage
  • Place all seven Pick'Em predictions for the Champions Stage before it begins
  • Place two correct Pick'Em predictions for the quaterfinals
  • Place one correct Pick'Em prediction for the semifinals
  • Make a correct Pick'Em prediction for the grand final

The Challengers and Legends Stage predictions contain three different types of predictions across 9 teams. The player must successfully pick:

  • A team to advance undefeated (3-0 pick),
  • The remaining 7 teams to advance,
  • A team to be eliminated without winning (0-3 pick).

The Champions Stage contains a playoff bracket format where the player must predict the bracket before it begins.

Challengers Stage[]

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Pick'Em Selection Screen for the IEM Rio 2022 Challengers Stage

The Challengers Stage teams are composed of the bottom 16 teams which qualified from the RMR. Their team items can be found in both the Challengers capsule and the Contenders capsule. Teams in green advanced to the next stage. Teams in red were eliminated 0-3.
  • OG
  • Vitality
  • Evil Geniuses
  • Cloud9
  • BIG
  • Bad News Eagles
  • MOUZ
  • 9z Team
  • GamerLegion
  • Outsiders
  • 00 Nation
  • FURIA
  • Fnatic
  • IHC Esports
  • Imperial
  • Grayhound Gaming

Legends Stage[]

The Legends Stage teams are composed of the top 8 teams which qualified from the RMR and the top 8 teams from the Challengers stage. Their team items can be found in the Legends capsule and top 8 from the Challengers and Contenders capsules. Teams in green advanced to the next stage. Teams in red were eliminated 0-3.

  • FaZe Clan
  • Vitality
  • Natus Vincere
  • Cloud9
  • BIG
  • Bad News Eagles
  • MOUZ
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • ENCE
  • Outsiders
  • Team Spirit
  • FURIA
  • Fnatic
  • Team Liquid
  • Heroic
  • Sprout

Champions Stage[]

The Champions Stage teams are composed of the top 8 teams from the Legends stage. Their team items can be found in the Legends, Challengers and Contenders capsules. Players must draw out the entire bracket from the quater-finals to the winner from the beginning.

  • Outsiders v Fnatic
  • MOUZ v Cloud9
  • Team Spirit v Heroic
  • Natus Vincere v FURIA

To complete all 4 challenges in this stage, the player would needed to:

  1. Place all predictions before the stage begun,
  2. Predict 2 of: Outsiders, MOUZ, Heroic or FURIA in the quater-finals,
  3. Predict either Outsiders or Heroic to win the semi-finals,
  4. Predict Outsiders to win the final.

Content[]

Stickers[]

For the full sticker information page, see IEM Rio 2022 Stickers

Whilst the IEM Rio 2022 viewer pass is not required for stickers, 50% of proceeds to the cosmetic items sold go to the respective teams and players.

Team Stickers[]

As usual there are 3 team sticker capsules (Legends, Challengers and Contenders), which are sold for $0.99 USD/€0.95 EUR/£0.85 GBP Icon-global-price-2. Each capsule contains stickers for 8 teams (in addition to the tournament organiser sticker), across 4 rarities:

Autograph Stickers[]

There are also 3 player autograph sticker capsules (Autographs, which are sold for $0.99 USD/€0.95 EUR/£0.85 GBP Icon-global-price-2. Each capsule contains stickers for all 5 players of 8 teams, across 4 rarities:

Graffiti[]

Similar to previous majors with the viewer pass, the Team Graffiti has unlimited uses for the duration of the event for those who purchase the viewer pass.

Gallery[]

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