Some of your friends have sent you to play Valuing, a first-person shooter genre video game developed by Riot Games, an American company famous above all for giving life to League of Legends. Without letting you repeat it twice, you gladly accepted their invitation and immediately tried to download the game in question to your computer. Unfortunately, however, without success, given your poor gaming experience on the computer.
That's the way it is, am I right? Then let me give you a hand and explain how to download Valorant. First of all, it will be my pleasure to tell you which devices are compatible with the game in question and the minimum requirements to be able to install it. Next, you will find the detailed procedure for downloading Valorant and all the instructions to install it on your computer.
If you agree and can't wait to start playing, let's not dwell further and see how to proceed. Make yourself comfortable, set aside five minutes of free time and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. By doing so, I assure you that you will be able to download and install Valorant and start playing with your friends. Happy reading and, above all, have fun!
Minimum Requirements and Compatible Devices
Before getting to the heart of this guide and explain yourself how to download Valorant, you may find it useful to know which devices are compatible with the game in question and the minimum requirements to be able to download and install it.
At the time of writing this guide, Valorant is available exclusively for PC Windows with the following minimum requirements.
- Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8 e Windows 10;
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400;
- Memory: 4 GB;
- Video Card: Intel HD 400
- Free disk space: 8,5 GB.
To enhance your gaming experience, a processor is recommended Intel i3-4150 and a video card GeForce GT 730, while a processor is required for high-performance gaming (over 144 FPS) Intel Core i5-4460 and a video card 1050 GTX Ti.
How did you say? Vorresti download Valorant on PS4? In that case, I am sorry to tell you that, at the time of writing this guide, the game in question is not available for any video game console and not even in the form of an application for smartphones and tablets.
How to Download Valorant for Free
If you are wondering if it is can download Valorant for free, you will be glad to know that the answer is positive. In fact, Riot Games has made the game in question available at no cost directly through its official website. How to get it? I'll explain it to you right away!
How to Download Valorant on PC
All you need to do to download Valorant on PC, you connect to the game's official website and start the download of Riot Vanguard, the software needed to download and install games developed by Riot Games on your computer.
To proceed, then connected to the official website of Valorant, click on the button Gioca prays e seleziona l'opzione Create one, to create a Riot account that will be useful for playing Valorant. Then enter yours email address in the appropriate field, specify your date of birth, create a username and a password to associate with the account you are creating and press the icon of freccia rivolta verse destra, but I will complete the registration.
After that, in the screenshot Download the game, award-winning Download, to start downloading Riot Vanguard. When the download is complete, double-click the file Install-valorant.exe and press pulsating Yes, to allow the software to make changes to your computer.
In the new screen that appears, click on the item Advanced options, premi sull'icona della folder and indicate the installation path you prefer, choosing the folder in which all the files of Riot Vanguard and, consequently, of Valorant will be collected. At this point, press the button Install and wait for the progress bar visible near the item Installation reaches 100%, indicating the Riot Vanguard installation is complete.
In the new window that opens, then select the option Yes, to allow Riot Vanguard to make changes to your computer and start downloading the Valorant installation files. At the bottom right, you can check the progress of the download, the remaining time and by clicking on the button Pause, you can also pause the download.
At this point, all you have to do is choose the name to use in the game by entering it in the field Enter Riot ID, click on the button Confirmation and follow the instructions shown on the screen to learn the game controls and start playing.
How to Download Valorant on Mac
As mentioned in the opening lines of this guide, this is not possible download Valorant on Mac. However, if you don't have a Windows PC available, you can consider installing Microsoft's famous operating system on Mac using boot Camp.
If you have never heard of it before, it will be useful to know that Boot Camp is a utility present "standard" on all Macs that allows you to install Windows quickly and easily, allowing the user to choose the operating system to boot.
To start Boot Camp, click on the option Assistente Boot Camp present in the folder Other . Launchpad, award-winning Continue and, in the new screen that appears, put the check mark next to the options Create a Windows 10 or later installation disc, Download the latest Windows support software from Apple e Install Windows 10 or later.
Fatto ciò, first prize Continue, to start the configuration wizard and install Windows on your Mac. Subsequently, all you have to do is download Valorant from its official website, as I indicated in the paragraphs dedicated to downloading Valorant on Windows PC. To learn more, you can take a look at my guide dedicated to programs to use Windows on Mac, where I also told you about solutions that allow you to virtualize Windows on macOS, without creating new partitions or setting up dual-boot systems.
In Case of Problems
If you followed the instructions I gave you in the previous paragraphs but, despite this, you encountered problems that prevented you from downloading and installing Valorant on your computer, I suggest you access the support section of the game's official website, via the which you can try to solve your problems in complete autonomy or request assistance.
To proceed, then connected to the official website of Valorant, select the item Support in the top menu and choose the option again Support from the menu that opens. Now, locate the section Choose a category for assistanceclick sulla voce Installation and technical support and, in the new open page, select the topic of your interest (eg. Troubleshooting Valorant crashes, Resolutions supported in Valorant, Obtain records in Valorant etc.).
If, on the other hand, you prefer to contact Valorant support directly, access the section again Supportclick sulla voce Submit a ticket in the top menu and, in the new screen that appears, select the option Technical issues: installation, patch, lag or crash process the menu to tendin Choose a type of request.
At this point, if you haven't already done so, click on the button Log in, to log in with your Riot account, enter theobject of your request in the appropriate field and indicate the problem encountered and all the useful details to solve it through the drop-down menus Select the technical problem you encountered, Where the problem occurs e When did the problem begin to occur.
Finally, enter yours message in the ready field and click on the button Submit, to open the ticket and request assistance from Valorant staff. At any time, you can check the status of your tickets by selecting the option My tickets in the top menu.