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Valorant for consoles will not have Crossplay with PC players

Riot Games calmed down PC players by ensuring that they will not share servers with PS5 and Xbox Series X|S players

One of the biggest surprises of the Summer Game Fest was nothing more and nothing less than the reveal of the console port of Valorant, the famous tactical shooter from Riot Games that has captivated causal and competitive PC players since its launch during the pandemic. .

The game will begin a limited beta in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Japan on June 14, 2024, and is expected to launch in all other regions shortly thereafter.

After the announcement, one of the biggest concerns on the part of players (especially PC players) is whether this port would have crossplay between all platforms. However, Riot assured that in order to maintain Valorant's strict level of core competition, the game will not have an option for cross-platform play between PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, but it will between consoles.

Valorant will be updated simultaneously on all platforms

Despite this, players will enjoy cross-progression and inventory across all platforms, as everyone will be connected to their Riot account and will also receive balance updates on active builds, new agents, maps, premium content, and other features. additional simultaneously.

“When considering whether to bring Valorant to other platforms, we knew we had to offer the same uncompromising competitive experience we've been giving our PC players for years: a precise, team-based, tactical shooter,” said Arnar Gylfason, director of production. from Valorant at Riot Games. “We were adamant that the core competitive gameplay of the game had to feel natural when using a controller, and if we couldn't deliver on that promise, we had to abandon the project. We hope to have achieved it, but our players will be the ones to judge.”

How to register for the Valorant beta on consoles?

If you want to be one of the lucky ones to enjoy the first days of Valorant on consoles, you can do so by registering in this section of your Official Site, after you have an account and fill out the form you can wait for an email to arrive enabling you to access the Beta.

You will only have to fill out the form and be alert in case the Valorant team contacts you. You will be able to enjoy all the new features of this game on your console.

As an interesting fact, Riot Games confirmed that when Valorant launches on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox Game Pass members will have access to all of the game's current agents. You'll also have access to each new Agent on launch day, as well as a 20% boost to Match XP that applies to the Battle Pass and event content.

Also read Valorant announces its arrival on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

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