When is Valorant Coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S? – Answered

It’s been a long time coming! The many, many competitive first-person shooter fans across the world have spent many months clamoring away for a console release of Valorant. Well, guess what?! It’s finally happening. Here is when Valorant launches on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S!

When Can You Play Valorant on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S?

If you were one of the many waiting for Valorant on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, then you don’t have to wait much longer. It’s coming on June 14, with a limited beta running this summer to test out the gameplay and mechanics on consoles. It’s important to note the limited beta for Valorant will only be available on PlayStation 5!

That said, the team unveiled a brand-new gameplay trailer for Valorant during Summer Game Fest, and they claim the entire trailer was recorded on a console with players using controllers.

The Xbox Series X|S version will launch sometime this year, too!

Best Valorant Characters for Console Players

As everyone on PC has spent the past few months learning the various characters and game mechanics in Valorant, everyone on consoles will find themselves lagging behind. Here are a few of the most recommended Valorant characters for console players and beginners:

  • Skye
  • Killjoy
  • Phoenix
  • Reyna
  • Brimstone

Of course, pick someone you connect to the most. You’ll have fun no matter who you play!


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