Valorant

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Valorant tier list: Our best agent recommendations and how to unlock agents explained

Every agent graded - plus our picks for Sentinels, Controllers, Initiators and Duelists.

Riot is "prototyping" Valorant on consoles but only if it's certain the port "can deliver the experience"

"We're not entirely sure Valorant translates completely to console play."

Valorant error codes: How to solve errors 59, 29 and 'something unusual happened'

Got a mysterious error message? Here's how to solve them.

Valorant Ignition Battle Pass weapon skins, buddies and price explained

Everything you need to know about Valorant's first battle pass.

Valorant Specs: Required, minimum, recommended and high-end specs explained

Everything you need to know about the required specs for playing Valorant.

Valorant release time in BST, CEST, EDT, PDT, JST and KST explained

When Riot's shooter will be playable in your region.

Valorant Ranks: Ranking system, tiers and whether ranks reset in Valorant explained

Everything you need to know about the ranking system in Valorant.

Video game cheating is back in the headlines

But developers face an uphill struggle to beat it.

FeatureAs Riot bids to take on Blizzard and Valve, the studio faces challenges of its own making

"There are no limits" co-founder Marc Merrill tells us, as a new world order emerges.