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Valorant on Console: Release Date, Leaks, More

Riot's latest job listings have confirmed Valorant for consoles and here is everything you need to know about it.
Valorant on Console: Release Date, Leaks, More
Update: We checked this page for latest information on "Valorant Console Release Date and Rumors" on March 27.
March 25 Update: Valorant for console is still under works, Riot confirms. However, they should have some solid updates this year.

Anna "RiotSuperCakes" Donlon, Executive Producer on Valorant reveals in a recent press conference during Masters Madrid:

"I think we have been pretty open about the fact that we've been exploring other platforms and doing work and seeing if we could actually bring the great experience of the game onto different platforms, given different control schemes and stuff like that. So I'm really hopeful that we'll be able to give some really solid updates on that sometime this year."

You can watch the full press conference here:

A few months ago, Riot listed a bunch of openings online, and two of them confirmed Valorant for consoles. The job listings on Hitmarker regarding Valorant had the titles "Game Design Manager, Console - VALORANT" and "Senior Game Designer, Console - VALORANT," which confirmed the console version of the game. 

As per these job listings, the Game Design Manager for Console "will help set a vision and guide designers on bringing VALORANT to new platforms." In addition to this, they will be "responsible for upholding design principles that define VALORANT on PC while transforming it into the definitive tactical shooter for Consoles."

One of the job responsibilities for this role states that Game Design Manager for Console will "work with team leads to develop a vision for combat in VALORANT on Consoles." While on the other hand, the Senior Game Designer will "design and refine features, modes, and systems to help bring console game products to market." 

Valorant Console Release Date and Rumors

Riot Games has revealed in the latest dev diary that they are working on bringing Valorant to other platforms, but it is going slower than expected. Thus, as of now, we cannot expect the game to release on console anytime soon, maybe not even in 2023. 

Earlier, Joe Ziegler, Valorant Game Director at Riot Games, confirmed in 2020 that the team is exploring possibilities of bringing the game to console; however, he specifically mentioned that exploring possibilities isn't the same as confirmation. 

We will keep you updated with all the latest information regarding this on this page, so make sure to keep an eye on it.