Valorant Coming to Consoles Starting with a Limited Beta

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  • Valorant Coming to Consoles Starting with a Limited Beta

    The 5v5 tactical shooter is coming to consoles very soon.
    Art of a character from Valorant standing next to the title, all over a redish-orange background.

    A limited console beta for Valorant will kick off on June 14, 2024 for those in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, and Japan. More regions may open shortly after but nothing has been promised completely on that front. It isn't clear when this beta will end and the full release will begin either.

    Riot Games say that the Xbox and PlayStation 5 releases of Valorant feature "custom-built gameplay." In order to "maintain Valorant's renowned standard for competitive integrity, cross-play will not be available between PC and console player matches." There will at least be a "connected, shared inventory and gameplay progression tied to their Valorant account." This just means you can play on your account on any platform and keep making some sort of progress, you just can't play against other platforms.

    Riot says that both PC and console players will get "simultaneous platform releases of all live patch balances, new agents, maps, premium content, and additional live service features."

    Those interested in playing the limited beta for Valorant on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 should visit PlayValorant.com.



    ABOUT VALORANT:
    VALORANT is a competitive 5v5 character-based first-person tactical shooter developed and published by Riot Games for PC, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation®5. VALORANT is a precise and lethal multiplayer game with high-fidelity gunplay, a diverse arsenal of guns, agents with unique abilities, and competitively tuned maps for unlimited hours of play. In VALORANT, players lock in their agent for the entire duration of the match and then attempt to win a round-based, attackers vs. defenders, best-of-24-rounds fight.

    VALORANT is a free-to-play game and optimized to perform on a wide variety of PC and console platforms, allowing for a global audience to compete. Demonstrated by the game’s best-in-class game server quality, global infrastructure, and proprietary anti-cheat technology, Riot Games is committed to preserving the core tenets of the tactical shooter genre and upholding the competitive integrity of the gameplay experience across all available platforms.
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