One Year And 14 Million Active Players Later, Valorant Is Going Mobile


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Officially launched on June 2 of final 12 months, Riot Games’ hero shooter Valorant has loved huge success on PC, with greater than a half-billion matches performed and over 14 million lively gamers. Today Riot introduced plans to broaden the franchise, beginning with Valorant Mobile.

The announcement of the cell model of the hit shooter arrives as a part of a common celebration of Valorant’s first anniversary, so there aren’t actually any concrete particulars to share. One can assume it’ll be obtainable for iOS and Android gadgets when it comes. According to an interview over at Polygon, the cell model might be completely different than the PC model, to the purpose the place there might be no cross-play between the 2.

“One of our prime objectives this primary 12 months was to earn the belief and respect of the worldwide FPS neighborhood, and to show to them that Valorant will all the time uphold the basics of a really worthwhile aggressive tac-shooter,” mentioned Anna Donlon, government producer of Valorant at Riot Games by way of the official announcement. “To see our rising participant neighborhood acknowledge and recognize what we’re making an attempt to do with Valorant is past what we might’ve anticipated and we’re thrilled to quickly supply the identical aggressive Valorant expertise to much more international gamers.”

As for the PC aspect of issues, Valorant is internet hosting a month-long celebration of its first 12 months, providing gamers in-game rewards and initiatives together with a redeemable participant card and an occasion go.


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