Riot Games talks about bringing Valorant to other platforms in recent Dev Diaries video

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Riot Games, in its most recent Dev Diaries video, shared that they are putting in their best efforts to bring Valorant to other platforms but the process is taking longer than what they and the players had expected.

The game was released back in June 2020 and is currently only available on the Windows platform. Now, with the surge in the number of gamers worldwide, the company is attempting to bring the game to console devices in order to compete with other games.

“We are continuing our work on bringing Valorant to new platforms. It’s going slower than we’d hoped, probably slower than you’d hoped, but we want to get it right,” said Anna Donlon, Executive Producer for Valorant, in a recent Dev Diaries video.

It has been known for a while that Riot Games has been attempting to port Valorant to other platforms, such as consoles, but little has been revealed about the progress of the project apart from a few job postings for the console team.

During the early days of Valorant, the game was only available for download from their official website, but it is now available on the Epic games store as well as on the X-Box game pass after partnering with Microsoft.

The company is currently facing other issues such as the recent social engineering attack on their systems along with managing the upcoming tournaments for Valorant and League of Legends.

In addition to the news about porting to other platforms, the Dev Diaries video also talked about new game modes. In the video, the Game Director for Valorant, Andy Ho talked about the upcoming introductions inside the game saying there will be some major updates for maps, new agents, balance updates throughout the year.

Ho also announced new modes like Swiftplay which is currently in beta phase and another mode that will be announced later this year.