May 21, 2020

VALORANT release date announced with new map, mode and agents

In a surprising and exciting announcement earlier today, Riot Games revealed the official VALORANT release date for June 2. The globally trending FPS game will include a new map, a new game mode, new cosmetics and a battle pass at launch. The VALORANT launch will be Riot’s first new major game since releasing League of […]

May 20, 2020

VALORANT’s Vanguard bans over 10,000 cheaters

For Riot Games, VALORANT’s beta period lets them rely on players to find out what part of the game needs to be fixed, including for Vanguard. However, there is a particular situation that can turn their beta into a nightmare. That’s when a feature or a bug is so present that it drives players away […]

May 12, 2020

VALORANT Patch 0.50 brings big changes

Riot Games officially released the newest patch notes for VALORANT Patch 0.50. The VALORANT closed beta received a massive amount of changes that affect the agents, weapons, maps, and the meta. Patch 0.50 targets ability costs for VALORANT agents Phoenix, Brimstone, Sage, Raze, and Jett. In addition to agent changes, big updates to the map […]

May 8, 2020

VALORANT’s toxicity and Riot Games’ response to it

The VALORANT closed beta has passed the one month mark and Riot Games began speaking about the game’s issues and improvements. In this week’s VALORANT update, player behaviors highlighted their esports news, including gaming toxicity. On top of adding Korea, Brazil, and Latin America to VALORANT, the developers brought good news to fans. Player toxicity […]

April 29, 2020

Sinatraa, Zombs, SicK and ShahZaM join Sentinels VALORANT roster

These days, not a week can pass without Valorant breaking esports news. Recently, Competitive ranks and matchmaking systems were finally revealed and on April 4, Valorant broke Twitch records with 4 million views. All the engagement makes players question whether or not they should stick to their main game. Valorant is still in closed beta, […]

April 24, 2020

VALORANT ranks and competitive officially revealed

VALORANT took the world by storm on April 7 when it went into closed beta, breaking records on Twitch with over 1.7 million viewers. Earlier today, Riot Games announced details about VALORANT ranks and the upcoming competitive matchmaking, a feature fans await excitedly. Competitive VALORANT To play competitive VALORANT, players need to complete 20 Unrated […]

April 21, 2020

Top VALORANT agents to play in this meta

Riot Games’ newest title, VALORANT is quickly becoming the next big esport and it’s only in closed beta. With nine agents so far in the lineup, the cast of characters is quite diverse. This uniqueness is part of VALORANT’s draw, but there is one question needed to make it big. Who exactly are the agents […]

April 9, 2020

VALORANT helps Twitch reach 4 million concurrent viewers

VALORANT’s beta had a strong start on Twitch with the FPS game breaking records on Day 1. Riot Game’s new title surpassed Twitch’s 2018 concurrent viewership record in August 2018. VALORANT is Riot Games’ first intellectual property outside of the popular MOBA game, League of Legends. Thanks to gamers seeking VALORANT keys for closed beta […]

April 7, 2020

Is VALORANT the next big esport?

Riot’s Ambitions for VALORANT Although Riot Games’ new release hasn’t even been made available to the general public, VALORANT is positioning itself to become the next big esports title. The closed beta drew in over 1.7 million viewers on Twitch, tying the record for most concurrent users watching a single game category. The new 5 […]

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