Although right until 7/4, the Beta version of VALORANT – Riot official shooter has just been launched to the international gaming community, but in the past few days, this name has slipped to the top 5 most viewed games on the streaming platform. Twitch, surpassing blockbuster products like Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone or CS: GO.
On average, VALORANT always owns over 100,000 viewers at all times, as high as League of Legends, however, at peak hours, the number of people watching this game even spiked to over 500,000 views.
Although the game has not been officially launched, most popular streamers have already been released Riot Games grant an account to play the trial version of the confidential test. Therefore, the VALORANT livestream channel on Twitch always operates at full capacity and attracts tens of thousands of players to follow and explore this game.
It can be seen that VALORANT attracts a large number of followers in the time of launch. With the “mainstream Riot game” label, nearly every gamer in the world is curious to see if the father of League of Legends will escape the shadow of his beloved child, even if the FPS genre incorporates MOBA completely. Must be something new.
However, to maintain a lasting attraction, VALORANT itself has new improvements in the gameplay. Through the streaming channels, we can easily see that this game is a little different from Overwatch, the character skill system only plays an auxiliary role, while taking down the opponent still depends on regular gun fights
Although each character has their own skill set, shooting skills are still a factor determining the success or failure of players VALORANT, not “shot attorney”.
In other words, if compared to the visualization, VALORANT is almost a CS: GO version with more skills. In addition, the upcoming Beta version of this game also received a lot of mixed feedback, people praised the graphics and gameplay, one was dissatisfied with the rough and quite virtual character movement. .
Anyway, this is just an initial test, and it is still too early to evaluate the likelihood of success or failure of VALORANT. Just know that at the present time, Riot Games is still doing a good job promoting its game without having to “rely slightly” on LoL.