When Did Valorant Come Out?

Valorant art showing Agents Jett, Pheonix, Brimstone, Reyna, Cypher, and Sage.

Valorant has managed to make quite a name for itself since it was released, thanks to great character designs, a gameplay system that isn’t broken, and some solid online play.

The fact that there’s so much anticipation whenever a new Act or Episode is due to be released shows that this game has managed to find an audience, which is great for a game that still feels incredibly new.

In this guide, we talk about when Valorant was released.

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When Did Valorant Come Out?

Yes, Valorant is just over a year old, and that probably shocks people who don’t play the game.

For those unaware, Valorant’s release date was June 2, 2020. It keeps growing, too — the game is regularly updated to introduce new Agents, patch issues and bugs, and to fix exploits. Therefore, Riot Games are really keep on top of the quality of the game.

There are a lot of fans who are hoping to see the title get more content as time goes on, and plenty of fans hoping for the game to be introduced to console and have cross play sooner or later.

Valorant is available as a free to play download from the games' website, or from the Epic Games store.

That's all you need to know about when Valorant came out. If you're new to the game, check out our beginners tips. On the other hand, if you're more of a veteran, we've got an interesting read from a Riot developer about how the ranked MMR system works.

This article was updated on 16th November 2021 by Kelsey Raynor.