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Nobody likes a cheater, but for players who participated in Valorant's closed beta and succumbed to the temptation to gain an unfair advantage, developer Riot Games had said "bans will be removed for most player" once the game launched. Now that Valorant has launched, some cheaters are finding out they are not getting a mulligan, and Riot Games is short on sympathy. During the closed beta, Riot Games ended up dropping the ban hammer on over 10,000 players who were caught cheating. These were hardware bans. On May 13, however, Riot Games' anti-cheat developer Matt Paoletti stated on Twitter that most people who received a hardware ban would be able to play after launch by creating a new account.... Read more...
Riot Games announced this week that its anticipated tactical shooter Valorant will launch on June 2, so the game is a bit more than a week away from landing for all to enjoy. Valorant is currently in beta, and those beta servers will start shutting down on May 28 to give developers a few days to get things ready for launch. The game will be free-to-play and is said to play like a combination of Counter-Strike and Overwatch. Riot Games has generated extremely high levels of anticipation and Twitch viewership for the game thanks to how it handed out beta keys by requiring gamers to watch Twitch streams to get one. Thanks to that method, Valorant has set Twitch viewership records with 1.7 million... Read more...
Lots of gamers out there are excited to play the latest title from Riot Games: Valorant. Currently, the game is in closed beta, and players are clamoring to gain access. The devs behind Valorant announced recently that all Valorant Twitch streams could drop closed beta access as long as they are playing the game. However, there is a caveat to this announcement. The devs are clear that the ability for Twitch streams to drop closed beta access keys doesn’t increase the number of drops being offered. Players can simply watch any Valorant stream to be eligible for access. Valorant drops can happen at all times, even when players are offline. Only players in Europe, Canada, the U.S., Turkey,... Read more...
Valorant was announced early last month as the latest first-person shooter game from Riot Games. There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the all-new game IP, but one thing that has drawn a lot of scrutiny is the Vanguard anti-cheat system that is tied to the game. Anti-cheat software is very common in the gaming industry, and is deployed because humans are always on the lookout for gaining a competitive edge on their opponents. And for some, they don't think twice about cheating, which in turn is bad news for those that play within the "rules" of a given game. Riot Games Goes Nuclear With Vanguard With Vanguard, Riot Games is perhaps taking things to the next level with... Read more...
Riot Games is a developer that most gamers would know best for the incredibly popular game "League of Legends." But that's not the only game Riot has up its sleeves, as it has just pulled the wraps off Valorant. Riot Games is trying to combine tactical gunplay elements with characters that are over the top and have special powers. The official website for the game says players should imagine Valorant as a tactical shooter meets hypernatural powers. In the game, everyone has guns and a unique set of abilities. Riot says that Valorant is meant for strategists who want to make the unexpected play and believe whatever wins works. There is no official launch date for the game at this time; all we... Read more...