‘Valorant’ beta will not be available in South East Asia for now

Riot Games have recently announced the date for the closed beta for the game Valorant. Set to open on the 7 April, players all around the globe will get the chance to try out this highly-anticipated Riot’s tactical FPS game. Players are eager to take a shot at the game, however, SEA regions have to wait as the beta will not be available for them. “We’re ready for the first wave of players to test Valorant‘s competitive gameplay and take our first step toward building a global community.For now, space is limited to players in Europe, Canada, United States, Turkey, Russia and CIS countries. The plan is to roll out to more regions, if possible, pending the volatile logistics of launching a beta effectively during a global pandemic,” reads the official post. The full version of Valorant will release this summer. For years, Riot Games has focused on League of Legends. Now it is expanding to new genres with the recent digital card game Runeterra, this free-to-play shooter, and an upcoming fighting game. Valorant is a character-based, team-based shooter, similar to Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch. However, Valorant will have more a tactical approach, akin to something like Valve’s Counter-Strike.Riot’s Valorant is a new contender in the crowded FPS market. We are aware of the trend in the past where new game releases utilised influencers from YouTube and Twitch to do the marketing for them. Here’s what the biggest names in the streaming, content creation and esports had to say about the game: We hope Riot bring the testing to more regions, but current events may make that difficult.