Valorant: How to Add Friends in Riot's shooter
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Valorant: How to Add Friends in Riot's shooter

Lloyd Coombes
9 April 2020

Valorant's beta is here – but it's better with friends. Here's how to add them.

Valorant is finally here – or at least, in beta. Riot Games' class-based tactical shooter offers CS:GO inspired shooting alongside Overwatch-style class-based abilities.

As with most things in life, the game is already proving to be more fun with friends. Here's how to add yours.

Valorant: How to add your friends

The first thing to be aware of is that Valorant is in closed beta – so don't expect to be able to invite friends to jump in and join you as if the game was out.

Thankfully, if they're already in the beta, it's a pretty simple process. Simply head into the game and find the 'Add Friends' button at the bottom of your friends list.

You'll need to input their name and ID number, but you won't need to add the 'hash' symbol.

Once your friend gets the request, they just need to accept and you'll be able to play together.

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