New Video: Is Valorant the next big thing in esports?
After a closed beta and much hype, Riot Games first-person-shooter Valorant has arrived at last.
The free-to-play game puts two teams of shooters against one and other, to play a spike (a bomb) in dedicated sites around the map. One team attacks, the other defends.
So far, so Counter-Strike. But Valorant throws in hero powers for each character that makes gameplay rather unique.
It’s a bit of a mash-up between shooters such as Counter-Strike, as well as hero games such as Overwatch and Riot Games own League of Legends.
But don’t take that the wrong way – Valorant blends both playstyles together seamlessly into something entirely its own.
You can watch the full review in the video above.
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