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The long-awaited new FPS "VALORANT" will be officially released from Tuesday, June 2! Launch started around the world including Japan!


Riot Games announced today, May 22, 2020, that it will officially releaseVALORANT, a new tactical shooter game for PC, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
Originally developed as "Project A" and officially announced as "VALORANT" on March 2, 2020, the game underwent closed beta testing in April in select regions, including Europe and the United States, and expanded to South Korea and South America in May.
The game has exploded in popularity due to streaming and influencer influence, with Anna Donlon, executive producer of VALORANT at Riot Games, stating that the game averaged approximately 3 million players per day during the closed beta test.
The game has been in the news for some time now, and although a closed beta test was eagerly awaited in Japan, the game was officially released without a test!

Accounts will be reset and new content will be implemented.


The closed beta test being held prior to the official release on June 2, 2020 (Tuesday) will end on May 28, 2020 (Thursday).
All player accounts will be reset and all players will get a fresh start with the same conditions upon release.
New game content, new agents, new game modes, and new maps will be added at the official release.
In addition, to prepare for the growing number of players, the short-term roadmap prioritizes reducing latency and adding new game servers.
New server locations include Atlanta, Dallas, London, Madrid and Warsaw.

Are they really ready?

The official announcement of VALORANT, which is scheduled for release in the summer of 2020, was accompanied by the publication of an article on the official VALORANT website under the topic "05: Are we really ready for a release? " was also published at the same time as the official announcement.
As the release was earlier than planned, the article is mainly a supplemental explanation of the official release.

The article is a detailed description of what we learned during the closed beta period, the current status, and future developments.

Anna Donlon, Executive Producer of VALORANT at Raiatto Games

Our goal has always been to make VALORANT available to the world as soon as possible. We are very happy to announce that this will finally happen on June 2nd. We look forward to beginning our decade-long commitment to serving the worldwide "VALORANT" community. This is just the beginning of our journey together.


VALORANT is a character-based 5v5 tactical shooter currently in development for the PC by Riatt Games.
The game combines a variety of guns and unique abilities for each character, allowing players to enjoy full-fledged shootouts in multiplayer battles.
The maps are designed with the competitive scene in mind, and the game is designed to provide a fresh battle experience even after thousands of hours of play.
The game is also friendly to newcomers to PC gaming, as basic play is free and the game is compatible with a wide range of PC specs to allow players from around the world to participate in the competition.
Riot Games ensures the tactical shooter's competitive nature with best-in-class game server quality, globally maintained infrastructure, and proprietary anti-cheat technology.
The company has commented that it will make a concerted effort to build a system that will provide a gaming experience worthy of the genre.

The official release is less than two weeks away.

The official release of "VALORANT" has finally been announced!
The sudden announcement of the official release is a surprise, but at the same time, it is more news than we had expected.
As of today, May 22, the official release is less than two weeks away, and it is exciting to think that we will be able to play the game soon.
Check out the official "VALORANT" website to see what's coming next, and get ready for the official release on June 2!


Sorry, this article is only available in Japanese and 繁體中文. at the moment.

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