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Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Riot Games
Release Date: June 2, 2020

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'Valorant' Community Raised More Than $5.5 Million with First In-Game Charity Fundraiser

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2021 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT

Valorant is a competitive 5v5 character-based tactical shooter where creativity is your greatest weapon.

Here’s what we think it takes for you to trust a game enough to invest: 128-tick servers, at least 30 frames per second on most min-spec computers (even dating back a decade), 60 to 144 FPS on modern gaming rigs, a global spread of datacenters aimed at <35ms for players in major cities around the world, a netcode we’ve been obsessing over for years, and a commitment to anti-cheat from day one.

Shooting in Valorant is precise, consequential, and highly-lethal - we want you to win on your skill and strategy alone.

Imagine this: tactical shooter meets hypernatural powers. Everyone’s got guns and a unique set of abilities, so how do you beat someone with the speed of wind? Use your own moves to outplay them and beat them to the shot. VALORANT is a game for bold strategists who dare to make the unexpected play, because if it wins, it works.

In June, you voted for some of your favorite weapons to return for a limited time during Episode 3 with the Give Back Bundle, where a portion of the proceeds goes to charity.

Here are the results of our first in-game charity fundraiser: Global players like you raised more than $5.5 million for the Riot Games Social Impact Fund, in partnership with Impact Assets.

We can’t thank you enough for supporting the Give Back Bundle by casting your votes and expanding your weapon cache for a good cause. We look forward to partnering with you again to support local nonprofits with the Riot Games Social Impact Fund and be agents of change in your communities.

Jimmy “Shiningbandito” Hahn

Social Impact Manager

Valorant is available on PC as free-to-play.

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