How to download Valorant on Windows
Ever since the lockdown, people are trying to find new ways to pass their time. And with recent reports, it has been seen that there has been a spike in the number of gamers all around the world. Due to people finding new ways to pass their time, Valorant has gained a lot of popularity and are finding ways on how to download Valorant on Windows.
Valorant has been developed by Riot games and is available in most of Asia Pacific, Europe, and India. It is a brand new online shooter game with multiple episodes. However, you can currently play the first episode, dubbed Ignition, as it is fully released. The first episode has a new map, Ascent, which is set in Italy.
Valorant is free to download and has the same gameplay as any other FPS game. The game presently consists of only bombing mode and a team of five people who will attack and protect their area.
Before getting into how to download Valorant on Windows, you need to know that Valorant has a couple of requirements that every gamer needs to know. To download Valorant on Windows you need to ensure that you have the latest graphics card installed.
To download Valorant on Windows, follow the steps listed down below for your help.
Step 1: Before getting started with downloading Valorant, you need to register yourself for a Riot games account. If you have already registered, then you need to log in to your Riot Games account.
Step 2: For users who are not Asia Pacific, Europe and India based, you will be required to download a VPN to fake your IP address to any of the above-mentioned countries. You can either use Hotspot Shield or Windscribe.
Step 3: Now, visit the official Valorant website or copy and paste the link below.
Step 4: Now, click on the option labeled as “Connect an account”.
Step 5: Then, you will be required to log in to your twitch account. In case you don’t have a twitch account, you can always create one.
Step 6: Once logged in, you need to click on the option labeled as “Connect on Riot Games” within the Account Connection Interface.
Step 7: Once clicked, an authorization message will be popped open asking you to authorize your Twitch account to access your Account ID, Offline Access, and Region. Click on the Authorize button.
Once done, a message will be displayed informing you that your Riot games account is now connected.
Step 8: Now, to download Valorant on Windows, you will be required to watch Valorant on Twitch. To do so, click on view.
Now, go to the list of the videos displayed on the screen and watch the Valorant Livestream and click subscribe. You need to watch any Valorant Livestream video for a while to unlock the button to download.
Step 9: Now, you can finally download the Valorant on Windows. Once the file is downloaded, click on the file to install it.
Step 10: Now, click on the Advanced options to change the Valorant installation directory. You can find the Advanced options in the Valorant installation step.
Step 11: Once changed, click on the Install button. The installation process will take a few moments.
Step 12: Now, you need to log in to your Riots Games account.
Step 13: Scroll down and click the Accept button to accept the terms and conditions.
And voila! You can now launch the game client. But, if you don’t have the Beta key, then you won’t be able to log in. In such cases, a message is displayed by the game client saying that it is unable to access the game. The beta key can only be earned by watching eligible streams over on Twitch as I mentioned above in the steps on how to download Valorant on Windows.
It is important to know which types of weapons does Valorant provides in the game since it is a shooter game.
The list of pistols includes,
Sub Machine Gun
The list of Sub Machine gun includes,
The list of shotguns includes,
The list of Rifle includes,
Sniper Rifles (Sniper Guns)
The list of Sniper rifle includes,
The list of Heavy Rifle includes,
I hope this article was useful and helped you to download Valorant on Windows.
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