The Valorant beta is over, the game will be released on June 2nd.
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Video game developer and publisher Riot Games today released updated numbers from the recently completed beta of the first-person PC game VALORANT, which officially launches worldwide on June 2. 3 million players log in to play VALORANT every day. Fans who didn’t have access to the highly coveted closed beta showed their love for the stylish tac shooter by watching more than 470 million total hours of VALORANT streams on Twitch, the world’s leading multiplayer entertainment service and community . and Korean video streaming service AfreecaTV.
After going live in closed beta on April 7, VALORANT quickly established itself as a fan favorite of the global first-person shooter community, making history on day one by breaking Twitch viewership records with 34 million single-day viewership records. The VALORANT closed beta also surpassed a total of 1.7 million peak concurrent viewers, a record behind only Riot Games’ 2019 League of Legends World Championship Finals. Despite unexpected global delivery challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Riot Games has kept its promise to VALORANT’s growing global community by prioritizing continued closed beta release in regions around the world including: Brazil, Europe, Korea, Latin -America, North America, Russia and Turkey.
“We’ve been overwhelmed by the excitement, passion and support we’ve seen from the VALORANT community over the past few days leading up to the launch,” said Anna Donlon, Executive Producer of VALORANT at Riot Games. “We hope as a team that our years of dedication and focus will earn us the trust and respect of the tac shooter community, and we can’t wait to get things rolling and hit the ground running on June 2 !”
VALORANT will launch in most regions of the world on June 2, 2020 as a free-to-play game with precise skills, high stakes, deadly gameplay and gripping moments. VALORANT pits two teams of five players against each other in a best of 24 turn-based attackers vs. to win defenders shootout. Ensuring high-fidelity gameplay and maintaining competitive integrity is paramount in VALORANT. That’s why Riot Games has invested in an unprecedented, top-of-the-line technical backend to support the game, including: dedicated 128-tick servers for all global players, free of charge; a custom network code for accurate hit registration; server authoritative game architecture and patented anti-cheat prevention and detection from day one.
For more information about VALORANT, visit www.PlayVALORANT.com.
Source: Sama Game
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