Riot Games, famously known for releasing League of Legends, are now ready with their latest game Valorant. It is a 5v5 tactical shooting game which has just finished its closed beta.

This had broken various live-streaming viewership records and also agitated the gamers as they were unable to experience this awesome game. The game is out now on PC version and other versions would be announced sooner.

The simplest way to explain what actually Valorant is if you blend Overwatch with CS: Go with a tinge of Apex Legends you’ll get the main thing of Valorant. It consists of the extreme gun-playing techniques of CS: Go to ‘hypernatural’ powers. The developers have taken stringent action against cheating in this game and have also built a number of global data centers to provide less than 35ms of latency.

How to Download?

First, you need to go to the Valorant website and click on ‘Play Now’. You would then be asked to sign in provided you have an account and if you don’t, then you would be required to create a new Riot Games account. After signing in, you would be directed to somewhere where you are provided with the feature of downloading the game. Click on ‘Download’ and run the file. Then after following the steps of the installation, you’ll have the game. You would also be required to install Vanguard, the anti cheat client in order to make the game run while it is activated in the background.


Valorant consists of various characters with their varying strengths and weaknesses. Every hero or character plays an important role in the team in achieving victory in the battlefield. The characters are as follows:

  • Brimstone
  • Jett
  • Phoenix
  • Sage
  • Omen
  • Breach
  • Raze
  • Cypher
  • Sova
  • Viper
  • Reyna

Requirements for running Valorant

It is created and optimized in such a way so that it runs on a variety of hardware, but it would affect the frame rate as it is dependent on the power of the system, although the game doesn’t require a lot of horsepower for reaching its prime. The specifications are as follows:

Minimum spec for 30 frames per second

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • GPU: Intel HD 4000

Recommended spec for 60 frames per second

  • CPU: Intel i3-4150
  • GPU: Geforce GT 730

High-end spec for 144+ frames per second

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz
  • GPU: GTX 1050 Ti

PC hardware requirements

  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
  • 4GB RAM
  • 1GB of VRAM


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