Valorant Beta
Think of Riot Games Valorant as a combination of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive combined with Overwatch. Initially codenamed “Project A,” this first-person shooter is the follow-up to the company’s flagship title League of Legends, which remains the king of eSports properties. Each match starts in a “buy phase” where players spend their earned cash from previous matches to boost their stats as well as weapons. Read more for gameplay footage from the closed beta.

There are currently ten known agents in Valorant, with each of them having special abilities that are either bought before rounds or earned throughout elimination in the game. Can’t get into the closed beta? Then you’ll have to wait until this summer for its official release on Microsoft Windows. Unfortunately (or fortunately), some beta access codes are already being sold for hundreds of dollars online.

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