Finally, after 2 months of Closed Beta, we are finally getting a global release of Valorant, one of the most hyped and popular games of 2020. On 21st May, Riot Games, the developer, and publisher of Valorant announced they will globally launch Valorant on Tuesday, 2nd June 2020. At launch, all the profile progress such as rank, levels, etc. will be reset. All players will start fresh with no progress carried forward from the Closed beta
Riot Games also announced that there will be new game mode, map, and agent at launch. We already have some news regarding the agent and the map. On Saturday, 30th May, the official twitter handle of Valorant made a new tweet which revealed some gameplay with the new agent, Reyna, on the new map.
Valorant's Executive producer, Anna Donlon said "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,” "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."
Today, the official Twitter handle of Valorant tweeted about the timing of the release.
Here is the link to the tweet specifying the launch timings for different regions
Firstly, it will be launching in Asian countries such as Japan, Korea. This will be around 4:30 AM IST. After that, around 10:30 AM it will be available to Europe, Turkey, MENA, Russia, and CIS countries. Finally, at around 5:30 PM IST, it will release in North America, Latin America, and South America. From the tweet, it also seems that they are calling the Seasons, “Episodes”. On 2nd June 2020, the first episode, “Episode 1 : Ignition” will begin.
Valorant is a free to play, 5v5 tactical shooter just like Counter Strike. The closed beta launch for Valorant was on April 7, 2020 and it lasted for around 2 months. It attracted millions of players and became one of the most trending games.