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Valorant Closed Beta Coming April 7th, Sign Ups Now Live

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By Poorna Shankar on March 31, 2020 | News | 0

The Valorant team have announced that closed beta begins on April 7.

If you’re unfamiliar, Valorant is the 5v5 character-based tactical shooter developed by Riot. They’ve announced this beta news and that it will be open to Europe, Canada, US, Turkey, Russia, and CIS countries.

The official beta time is 2p CET/6a PST on April 7 on PC. Follow these steps to gain access:

  1. Register for a Riot account
  2. Link your Riot account to a Twitch account (you can get one here)
  3. When closed beta activates in your region (EU and NA for now), watch specific VALORANT closed beta streams highlighted on Twitch.

The closed beta is set to be short while the team works to get other regions online. The release date is still Summer 2020 some time. As for any Valorant Points earned during the beta,

“At full launch, we will give you all of your VALORANT Points back, with an additional 20% bonus as a thanks for engaging with our work-in-progress skins and store. Here’s an example: if you buy 10000 VALORANT Points during the closed beta, you will have 12000 VALORANT Points at launch (this bonus applies even to the bundled bonus for purchasing larger amounts).”


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.