Valorant closed beta has ended on May 28 and it turned out to be a huge success. Thanks to players around the world, tons of bugs were fixed, thousands of cheater accounts were caught and the game was prepared for launch. The Valorant release date is on June 2, 2020 so you must be wondering how to get Valorant? In this guide, we will show you how to download the Valorant client so that you can play Valorant when it officially releases.
How To Download the Valorant Client
Valorant is a 5v5 character-based tactical shooter from Riot games. It is free to play and it will be available only on PC as of now. It will be launching worldwide – almost – except for some regions like Vietnam, India, the Middle East and a few others. On the official website, they have mentioned that for regions like India and the Middle East, they will be mapping players to the SEA and EU servers for now.
To get Valorant for Windows PC, you will have to download Valorant Client. A 64MB game launcher is required to download the game. More details about how to get Valorant aren’t readily available as of now. There’s no clear information about Valorant file size as well. According to the game launcher the total download size of Valorant is 7.9GB. This is yet to be officially confirmed because Riot Games have not provided the download link on their official site.
Note that, in the final release, all your progression of the game will be reset, except for your earnings in the Closed Beta player pass. Cosmetics will also not be carried forward. Your Valorant points will carry over with a 20% added bonus. So for example, if you bought 1000 Valorant points, you will get 1200 Valorant points when the game launches.
In Valorant, there will be a wide array of changes including new items, a new game mode, a new map and a new agent, who has been revealed. Her name is Reyna and she’s the 11th agent. Take a look at the teaser posted by Riot Games here:
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