Author: Edward Strazd

So you are thinking about picking up Valorant. Maybe you already know what this game is and just want to get to playing or your friend just told you about Valorant and you stumbled upon this article when trying to learn more about it. One way or another, we got you covered with a complete Valorant beginner’s guide. We are about to teach you the basics of the game, how to get better at it + some tips and tricks. So buckle up, you are in for a long ride. Disclaimer: As in every new game you play a lot…

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When digging into the new game, especially a multiplayer one, people often are asking about its player count. Because that determines how fast can you find games and how lively the community is. It’s no fun playing the game when there’s only you to talk about it (with exceptions of course). So let’s talk about the Valorant player count and community. Number of Concurrent Players in Valorant Even though Valorant is only a little over a year old it is doing very well. The open beta held back in May of 2020 had 3 million concurrent players at some point,…

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Competitive gaming can be time-consuming. Valorant is no exception. When you are limited on time it’s great to know how long will you be gaming to plan ahead. So if you are about to get into Valorant and are wondering how long is a Valorant game, I got you. Valorant Match Length (Unrated/Competitive) Note: The following section describes the Unrated and Competitive game modes of Valorant. Those are the longest ones. Quick modes like Deathmatch, Escalation, or Spike Rush will be described later on. Let’s break down the match itself first. Both Competitive and Unrated game modes are played as…

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If you are not a big fan of using voice chat in Valorant but you want to remain a team player there is a great solution that traveled from League of Legends (that doesn’t have a voice chat at all) – pings. This guide will teach you what pings are and how to ping in Valorant. What are Pings in Valorant? Pings, not to be confused with the Internet ping, are used to mark objects/locations to give information to your team. You can mark enemy locations, dropped weapons, or do different callouts using your agent’s voice. The same mechanic is…

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Riot Games introduced a good feature that brings more competitive fairness to the game – match remakes. The remake cancels the match if your team is left in a 4v5 situation because your teammate could not connect or was AFK during the first round. So let’s see how to remake a match in Valorant. How to Remake? You will have to start a vote just as you do to surrender in Valorant. If you found yourself in the situation described above you can try and start the remake vote. To start the vote, simply write /remake in the chat. There…

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Games in Valorant may not always play out as you want. Whether your opponents are way outclassing you or your team is having a giant argument you feel like it is time to end this match. This guide is here to tell you all about how to surrender in Valorant and why sometimes it is not the best option. How Does Surrender Work in Valorant? If you know for sure that it is time for surrender let’s break down how this mechanic works in Valorant. You can attempt to surrender after the 5th round of the match. The decision is…

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There are several crosshairs out there in the world of Valorant. The players strive to get an edge over the opponents and always look for the best Valorant crosshair. This Valorant crosshair settings guide will tell you about ten different settings that professional players are currently using in their games. We highly recommend you try out all of them and then settle on one rather than just going with one of them. When playing a first-person shooter game, having a comfortable crosshair is a big step to improving your gameplay. This guide will show you some of the best crosshairs…

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Here you are again, regretting the name you picked yourself when creating a new account. Not to worry though, changing your name in Valorant is a pretty simple process. It is the same for most of the games by Riot (except for League of Legends) and this guide will cover everything you need to know about it. What is Your Valorant Name? First things first, we have to understand what we want to change. Your Valorant name is NOT your username that you use to log in to the Valorant or League’s client. The username is created when registering the…

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