Riot Games has revealed the official release date of VALORANT, the developers popular first-person shooter. The game’s closed beta will come to a close on May 28th, meaning players have just 7 more days to get in some game time before having to take a break for a few days.
Prior to this announcement, Riot had only shared that the expected release date would fall within the summer 2020 timeframe.
“Our goal has always been to bring Valorant to as much of the world as soon as possible, so we’re hyped to be able to do so on June 2,” said Anna Donlon, Executive producer of VALORANT. “The team looks forward to starting our decades-long commitment to servicing the global VALORANT community. This is just the beginning of our journey together.”
When the game drops it will also come alongside some new server locations which have been highly requested. Atlanta, Dallas, London, Madrid, and Warsaw will all gain servers to allow for better ping and network connection for more players. In addition, Riot stated that they’re “also not satisfied with latency in Colombia, Argentina, and Eastern Europe—looking at options there.”
The Middle East, Vietnam, and India will be routed to SEA and EU servers for now while Riot works to provide access to closer servers.
In terms of new content, Riot only said it’s definitely coming and in several forms. “Things like new agents, new maps, new skins, and new ways to compete. No spoilers, but they’re coming.”