Luckily, you will not need to free up too much space to download and install Valorant on your PC. Here is what you need to know to download the game.
WHAT IS THE VALORANT DOWNLOAD SIZE?
You have to know that the size of the download file for Valorant is only 7.3GB. It is quite small in comparison to the file size of lots of the modern day PC games. For your information, the minimum specs required for gaming at 30 FPS is Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 CPU and Intel HD4000 GPU. But, for an enjoyable gaming experience at 60FPS, Riot Games recommends no less than Intel Core i3-4150 CPU and Nvidia GeForce GT 730 GPU. For the best possible experience at 144 andhigher FPS, the players must at least have Intel Core i5-4460 clocking at 3.2GHz and Nvidia GTX 1050Ti.
Like most online multiplayer games such as CS GO, Fortnite and PUBG, Valorant is also free to play. Currently, the game is available only on Windows PC. But, reports suggest the game could come to Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. For now, Valorant is only available on playvalorant.com. It means that you will not find it on Steam or Epic Games store. By the way, what are the rules of the game? Valorant is a tactical shooting game that involves two teams with five players in each team. Every player is able to sign in and play remotely from anywhere in the world. Every game has 25 rounds and the team that wins 13 of them first wins the game. The players are able to select their in-game characters called agents at the start of the game. Besides, the players are able to purchase abilities and weapons at the start of the game.
You may want to know about the comparison of Valorant with PUBG or CS:GO? In comparison to other popular online multiplayer games, Valorant has many more in common with the likes of CS:GO, rather than PUBG and Fortnite. Similar with CS: GO, here one team attacks while the other defends. The defensive team plants a bomb and then tries to stop the offensive team from defusing it. The teams are able to swap between attacks and defense after 3 rounds.
To uphold the competitive integrity of the game and prevent cheating, Riot Games’ anti cheat system named Vanguard comes into action during gameplay. It is able to prevent the players from using speed hacks that allow the players to move faster than others and wall hacks when the players are able to see the enemies through walls. Apparently, the developer is working on adding aim locks and trigger bots to Vanguard. By the way, are there any problems with the game? We get information that the players in several regions took to social media to report repeated game crashes. According to some reports, Riot Games had to shut down the game first in Europe and later in Asia-Pacific region for maintenance. Even, lots of users who have reported not being able to access their Valorant Battle Passes. These include items that the players can unlock as the game progresses.